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 101 Show data context 3 Show data context
Defence of the country 7,448 Show data context 18 Show data context
Professionals 284 Show data context 298 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 543 Show data context 2,254 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 160 Show data context 14 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 521 Show data context 6 Show data context
Agriculture 1,473 Show data context 35 Show data context
Animals 185 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 43 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 48 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,010 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 145 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 4 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 699 Show data context 95 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 80 Show data context 53 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 393 Show data context 548 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 17 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 61 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 417 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,025 Show data context 73 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 20 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 181 Show data context 1,699 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 175 Show data context 4,572 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, Farnham 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/10005711/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 12th August 2020