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 2,089 Show data context 177 Show data context
Defence of the country 893 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professionals 4,974 Show data context 4,902 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 4,573 Show data context 37,057 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 8,494 Show data context 517 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 14,518 Show data context 2,161 Show data context
Agriculture 24,499 Show data context 905 Show data context
Animals 1,923 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 2,617 Show data context 516 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 19,449 Show data context 5,360 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 21,460 Show data context 1,374 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 4,515 Show data context 501 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 128 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 845 Show data context 437 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 281 Show data context 501 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 14,528 Show data context 3,503 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 4,901 Show data context 10,426 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 11,219 Show data context 20,374 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 1,907 Show data context 881 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 3,824 Show data context 2,790 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 50,905 Show data context 10,475 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 19,512 Show data context 3,363 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 389 Show data context 21 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 137,106 Show data context 268,733 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Warwickshire RegC 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/10001122/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 10th April 2020