Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1,884 Show data context 42 Show data context
Agriculture 48,406 Show data context 4,488 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 110,347 Show data context 2,393 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 1,189 Show data context 404 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 11,369 Show data context 1,934 Show data context
Chemicals 12,959 Show data context 2,993 Show data context
Metal Workers 218,403 Show data context 8,398 Show data context
Precious Metals 871 Show data context 353 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 22,193 Show data context 3,513 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 2,432 Show data context 277 Show data context
Skins and Leather 6,753 Show data context 2,276 Show data context
Textile Workers 182,781 Show data context 316,887 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 33,069 Show data context 78,901 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 22,459 Show data context 20,717 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 64,085 Show data context 3,591 Show data context
Paper, Printing 21,349 Show data context 15,564 Show data context
Builders 54,583 Show data context 356 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 22,730 Show data context 368 Show data context
Other Materials 7,923 Show data context 5,225 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 12,013 Show data context 2,032 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 6,486 Show data context 52 Show data context
Transport and Communication 212,679 Show data context 9,374 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 140,073 Show data context 72,476 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 30,666 Show data context 5,559 Show data context
Professional Occupations 30,423 Show data context 37,688 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 8,264 Show data context 3,621 Show data context
Personal Service 38,123 Show data context 152,101 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 80,803 Show data context 50,163 Show data context
Warehousemen 48,333 Show data context 23,894 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 23,125 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 137,470 Show data context 8,077 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'

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All persons of working age (12 or above in 1921), categorised by gender and the system of 31 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1921 Census of Population (we exclude Order 32 which covered the retired or otherwise unoccupied).

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lancashire AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 03rd December 2021