Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 696 Show data context 2 Show data context
Agriculture 25,194 Show data context 1,393 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 7,706 Show data context 4 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 810 Show data context 5 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 289 Show data context 90 Show data context
Chemicals 385 Show data context 38 Show data context
Metal Workers 30,039 Show data context 187 Show data context
Precious Metals 33 Show data context 2 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,577 Show data context 25 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 189 Show data context 6 Show data context
Skins and Leather 297 Show data context 16 Show data context
Textile Workers 341 Show data context 286 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,861 Show data context 3,311 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,285 Show data context 846 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 4,715 Show data context 132 Show data context
Paper, Printing 713 Show data context 340 Show data context
Builders 7,502 Show data context 11 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,605 Show data context 18 Show data context
Other Materials 160 Show data context 38 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,436 Show data context 41 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 451 Show data context 5 Show data context
Transport and Communication 15,128 Show data context 722 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 10,709 Show data context 6,229 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 4,163 Show data context 645 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,205 Show data context 4,129 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 796 Show data context 310 Show data context
Personal Service 3,452 Show data context 21,939 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 4,984 Show data context 2,705 Show data context
Warehousemen 976 Show data context 192 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 3,651 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 12,878 Show data context 350 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'

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All persons of working age (12 or above in 1921), categorised by gender and the system of 31 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1921 Census of Population (we exclude Order 32 which covered the retired or otherwise unoccupied).

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, North Riding AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th October 2019