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 112 Show data context 5 Show data context
Defence of the country 12 Show data context
Professionals 257 Show data context 323 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 200 Show data context 2,124 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 278 Show data context 13 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,560 Show data context 9 Show data context
Agriculture 3,266 Show data context 95 Show data context
Animals 220 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 58 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 277 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 877 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 219 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 35 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 783 Show data context 125 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 101 Show data context 71 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 291 Show data context 663 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 180 Show data context 56 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 942 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 921 Show data context 46 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 197 Show data context 1,369 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 197 Show data context 6,271 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, Peterborough 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/10030006/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 07th August 2020