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 100 Show data context 14 Show data context
Defence of the country 22 Show data context
Professionals 373 Show data context 202 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 358 Show data context 2,556 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 186 Show data context 5 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 296 Show data context 5 Show data context
Agriculture 2,350 Show data context 108 Show data context
Animals 117 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 82 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 52 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 750 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 101 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 16 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 30 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 415 Show data context 268 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 116 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 318 Show data context 469 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 35 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 56 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 730 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 854 Show data context 57 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 5 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 239 Show data context 2,084 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 44 Show data context 3,065 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, St Asaph 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/10187746/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 14th October 2019