Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 25,853 Show data context 4,916 Show data context
Defence 4,039 Show data context
Professional Occupations 38,542 Show data context 37,074 Show data context
Domestic Services 24,513 Show data context 146,183 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 100,407 Show data context 13,571 Show data context
Transport 216,775 Show data context 4,507 Show data context
Agriculture 47,124 Show data context 6,600 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 114,648 Show data context 2,775 Show data context
Metals, Machines 218,066 Show data context 7,760 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 8,443 Show data context 1,605 Show data context
Building 110,565 Show data context 92 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 34,598 Show data context 4,376 Show data context
Brick, Cement 16,235 Show data context 1,973 Show data context
Chemicals 28,857 Show data context 8,586 Show data context
Skins, Leather 8,390 Show data context 1,594 Show data context
Paper, Prints 28,659 Show data context 17,469 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 260,276 Show data context 346,929 Show data context
Dress 48,405 Show data context 95,880 Show data context
Food, Drink 110,408 Show data context 78,307 Show data context
Gas, Water 15,586 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other and Undefined 77,265 Show data context 11,624 Show data context
Unoccupied 250,399 Show data context 1,193,847 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: 29th November 2021