Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 2,459 Show data context 451 Show data context
Defence 381 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,532 Show data context 3,763 Show data context
Domestic Services 3,201 Show data context 19,770 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 7,678 Show data context 892 Show data context
Transport 31,124 Show data context 345 Show data context
Agriculture 22,675 Show data context 1,505 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 889 Show data context 51 Show data context
Metals, Machines 14,151 Show data context 1,072 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 625 Show data context 105 Show data context
Building 10,420 Show data context 10 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 4,312 Show data context 343 Show data context
Brick, Cement 819 Show data context 47 Show data context
Chemicals 5,238 Show data context 2,021 Show data context
Skins, Leather 1,556 Show data context 97 Show data context
Paper, Prints 1,702 Show data context 1,139 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 1,253 Show data context 1,617 Show data context
Dress 3,616 Show data context 6,089 Show data context
Food, Drink 11,624 Show data context 6,412 Show data context
Gas, Water 1,033 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined 7,405 Show data context 851 Show data context
Unoccupied 26,913 Show data context 127,464 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 21st September 2020