Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,143 Show data context 68 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 32 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Workers 304 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 35 Show data context 81 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 66 Show data context 2 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 220 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Printing 26 Show data context 15 Show data context
Builders 223 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 45 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 29 Show data context 2 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 374 Show data context 16 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 264 Show data context 109 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 80 Show data context 34 Show data context
Professional Occupations 194 Show data context 258 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 55 Show data context 828 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 130 Show data context 86 Show data context
Warehousemen 23 Show data context 9 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 212 Show data context 7 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, Gloucester RD 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: 22nd April 2021