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 148 Show data context
Defence of the country 55 Show data context
Professionals 670 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 194 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 272 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 579 Show data context
Agriculture 6,782 Show data context
Animals 2,127 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 65 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 136 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,131 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 81 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 137 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 49 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 860 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 332 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 850 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 25 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 230 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 597 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 988 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 3 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 737 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 11,321 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, Banffshire 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/10036033/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 09th August 2020