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 761 Show data context 116 Show data context
Defence of the country 698 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professionals 1,893 Show data context 2,081 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 2,279 Show data context 14,828 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 960 Show data context 28 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods & messages 3,176 Show data context 53 Show data context
Agriculture 29,035 Show data context 2,114 Show data context
Animals 1,485 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Books, Prints & Maps 379 Show data context 16 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Machines & Implements 2,427 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in House, Furniture & Decorations 6,640 Show data context 84 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Carriages & Harnesses 1,320 Show data context 18 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Ships & Boats 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Chemicals & Compounds 113 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Tobacco & Pipes 29 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Food & Lodging 4,801 Show data context 960 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Textile Fabrics 2,359 Show data context 3,547 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Dress 2,228 Show data context 3,798 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Animal Substances 369 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 1,160 Show data context 79 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 5,378 Show data context 56 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 8,034 Show data context 389 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Refuse Matters 83 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 47,145 Show data context 97,565 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, Wiltshire RegC through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10024924/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 18th July 2024