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 83 Show data context 8 Show data context
Defence of the country 1,581 Show data context 6 Show data context
Professionals 172 Show data context 244 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 213 Show data context 1,628 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 74 Show data context 3 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 639 Show data context 3 Show data context
Agriculture 2,177 Show data context 28 Show data context
Animals 61 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 45 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 576 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 38 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 17 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 4 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 641 Show data context 108 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 72 Show data context 39 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 160 Show data context 391 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 24 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 64 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 249 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 552 Show data context 56 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 8 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 144 Show data context 851 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 144 Show data context 4,148 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, Eastry 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/10139867/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 20th October 2019