Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 213 Show data context 29 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 86 Show data context 39 Show data context
Chemicals 89 Show data context 79 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,280 Show data context 171 Show data context
Precious Metals 135 Show data context 12 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,409 Show data context 298 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 138 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 130 Show data context 55 Show data context
Textile Workers 54 Show data context 68 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 885 Show data context 2,721 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,077 Show data context 653 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 2,420 Show data context 200 Show data context
Paper, Printing 778 Show data context 387 Show data context
Builders 2,146 Show data context 10 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,158 Show data context 19 Show data context
Other Materials 48 Show data context 69 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 326 Show data context 150 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 312 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport and Communication 8,955 Show data context 496 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 6,246 Show data context 2,680 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,537 Show data context 1,011 Show data context
Professional Occupations 1,619 Show data context 1,539 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 673 Show data context 384 Show data context
Personal Service 2,592 Show data context 8,590 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 4,098 Show data context 4,069 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,061 Show data context 681 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 519 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 4,007 Show data context 118 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, Fulham MetB 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: 10th August 2020