1911 Census of England and Wales, Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911, giving details of Areas, Houses, Families or separate occupiers, and Population:- Occupations and Industries, Part I, Table 15 A : " Grouped occupations of Males and Females aged 10 years and upwards, in Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 5,000 persons, aggregates of other Urban Districts, and aggregates of Rural Districts; also proportion per 1,000 of unmarried, married, widowed, and of married and widowed women engaged in occupations, and proportion of female domestic servants to separate occupiers or families, 1911 - Males".

List England and Wales Dep England Dep
Occupation Males
Total Occupied or Unoccupied. 12,708,711 Show data context
Retired or Unoccupied. 2,063,640 Show data context
Engaged in occupations (Orders I-XXII). 10,645,071 Show data context
I. General or Local Government. 237,313 Show data context
II. Defence of the Country. 202,817 Show data context
III. Professional Occupations and their Subordinate Services. 345,211 Show data context
IV. 2. Domestic Outdoor Service. 216,474 Show data context
IV. 1, 3. Domestic Indoor and Other Service. 156,411 Show data context
V. 1, 3, 4. Merchants, Agents, Accountants; Banking, etc.; Insurance. 288,358 Show data context
V. 2. Commercial or Business Clerks. 347,901 Show data context
VI. Conveyance of Men, Goods, and Messages: On Railways. 367,045 Show data context
VI. Conveyance of Men, Goods, and Messages: On Roads. 454,497 Show data context
VI. Conveyance of Men, Goods, and Messages: On Seas, Rivers, and Canals. 117,187 Show data context
VI. Conveyance of Men, Goods, and Messages: Dock Labourers, Wharf Labourers, Coalheavers; Coal--Porters, Labourers. 122,417 Show data context
VI. Conveyance of Men, Goods, and Messages: Messengers, Porters, Watchmen (not Railway or Government). 216,361 Show data context
VI. Conveyance of Men, Goods, and Messages: Others in Conveyance of Men, Goods, and Messages. 36,406 Show data context
VII. Agriculture - On Farms, Woods, and Gardens. 1,044,549 Show data context
IX. 1. Coal and Shale Mine - Workers (including Mine Service). 654,416 Show data context
IX. 1. Others working in and about, and in the products of, Mines and Quarries. 102,417 Show data context
X. 3. General Engineering, and Machine Making. 641,586 Show data context
X. 1, 2, 5-8. Iron, Steel, etc. Manufacture; Tools; Dies, etc.; Arms; Misc. Metal Trades. 354,352 Show data context
X. 4. Electrical Apparatus. 81,933 Show data context
X. 9. Ships and Boats. 99,097 Show data context
X. 10. Cycles, Coaches, and other Vehicles. 169,084 Show data context
XI. Precious Metals, Jewels, Watches, Instruments, and Games. 97,740 Show data context
XII. Building, and Works of Construction. 886,169 Show data context
XIII. Wood, Furniture, Fittings, and Decorations. 246,086 Show data context
XIV. 1. Brick, Plain Tile, Terra-Cotta - Makers. 45,087 Show data context
XIV. 1. Earthenware, China, Porcelain, Glass - Manufacture. 68,201 Show data context
XV. Chemicals, Explosives, Oil, Grease, Soap, etc. 131,782 Show data context
XVI. 1, 2. Skins, Leather, Saddlery, and Harness. 64,067 Show data context
XVII. 2. Printers and Lithographers. 125,103 Show data context
XVII. 1, 2. Others in Paper, Prints, Books, and Stationery (excluding Stationers, Booksellers, Publishers, Newspaper Agents, and other Dealers). 46,730 Show data context
XVIII. 1-5. Textile Manufactures. 398,417 Show data context
XVIII. 6. Textile Bleaching, Printing, Dyeing, etc. 69,472 Show data context
XIX. 1. Tailors. 116,670 Show data context
XIX. 1. Boot, Shoe, Slipper, Patten, Clog - Makers. 163,915 Show data context
XIX. 1. Other Workers in Dress. 81,147 Show data context
XVIII. 7. Drapers, Linen Drapers, Mercers. XIX. 1. Dealers in Dress. 121,695 Show data context
XX. Food, Tobacco, Drink, and Lodging. 869,143 Show data context
XXII. 5. General Labourers; Factory Labourers (undefined). 283,974 Show data context
All Other Occupations. 573,841 Show data context

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