Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male
General/Local Government 594 Show data context
Defence of the country 480 Show data context
Professionals 3,429 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 1,599 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 2,647 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 4,877 Show data context
Agriculture 24,830 Show data context
Animals 2,799 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 693 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 1,399 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 6,903 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 470 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 691 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 293 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 71 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 4,162 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 2,132 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 3,548 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 843 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 2,250 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 5,596 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 5,632 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 77 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 3,042 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 49,625 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of Scotland, Ages, Table [32] , 'Occupations of Males and Females at different Ages in each of the Counties of Scotland'

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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, Aberdeenshire ScoCnty 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/10036021/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 14th August 2022