Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 52 Show data context 9 Show data context
Defence of the country 19 Show data context
Professionals 132 Show data context 111 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 214 Show data context 1,098 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 47 Show data context 3 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 93 Show data context 2 Show data context
Agriculture 1,718 Show data context 38 Show data context
Animals 55 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 18 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 26 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 343 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 53 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 252 Show data context 38 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 27 Show data context 18 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 133 Show data context 201 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 55 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 557 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 275 Show data context 25 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 3 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 98 Show data context 726 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 45 Show data context 2,009 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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This data matrix presents simplified version of the 1881 occupational data, using the 24 'Orders' used in the published reports for 1881, plus an 'Unknown' category. Many of these categories combine 'Workers and Dealers' in different commodities, so it is impossible to distinguish workers in manufacturing and services.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ross PLU/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10139570/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 12th November 2019