Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 681 Show data context 30 Show data context
Defence of the Country 232 Show data context
Professions and Arts 1,544 Show data context 575 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 238 Show data context 58,208 Show data context
Personal [Services] 1,644 Show data context 8,638 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 1,565 Show data context 285 Show data context
[Transport] 7,181 Show data context 23 Show data context
[Farming] 9,917 Show data context 4,160 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 709 Show data context 6 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 8,631 Show data context 349 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 4,704 Show data context 6,693 Show data context
Food and Drink 2,849 Show data context 1,234 Show data context
Animal Substances 236 Show data context 9 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 1,118 Show data context 45 Show data context
Mineral Substances 37,624 Show data context 939 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 9,579 Show data context 218 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 123 Show data context 376 Show data context
Supported by the Community 164 Show data context 653 Show data context
Unknown 1,337 Show data context 1,165 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Glamorgan RegC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10166550/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 10th December 2019