Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 235 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 16,511 Show data context 710 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 185 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 75 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 454 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 76 Show data context 15 Show data context
Metal Workers 2,613 Show data context 44 Show data context
Precious Metals 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 403 Show data context 7 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 124 Show data context 5 Show data context
Skins and Leather 189 Show data context 15 Show data context
Textile Workers 50 Show data context 28 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 680 Show data context 1,258 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,146 Show data context 139 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 2,667 Show data context 39 Show data context
Paper, Printing 402 Show data context 102 Show data context
Builders 3,230 Show data context 7 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,259 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Materials 38 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 258 Show data context 20 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 223 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport and Communication 5,613 Show data context 179 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 5,946 Show data context 2,473 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,091 Show data context 385 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,187 Show data context 2,931 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 454 Show data context 189 Show data context
Personal Service 2,474 Show data context 16,324 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,896 Show data context 1,468 Show data context
Warehousemen 354 Show data context 90 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 268 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 3,742 Show data context 75 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, West Sussex 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: 17th October 2021