Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 70 Show data context 11 Show data context
Defence of the country 281 Show data context
Professionals 123 Show data context 130 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 114 Show data context 1,248 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 57 Show data context 3 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 225 Show data context 5 Show data context
Agriculture 1,809 Show data context 59 Show data context
Animals 74 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 490 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 79 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 155 Show data context 61 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 57 Show data context 65 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 251 Show data context 330 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 41 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 509 Show data context 17 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 425 Show data context 36 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 2 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 145 Show data context 1,208 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 41 Show data context 2,312 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bodmin PLU/RegD 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/10044042/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 05th April 2020