Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 69 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 4,712 Show data context 514 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 226 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 5 Show data context 10 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 61 Show data context 116 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 122 Show data context 75 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 193 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 37 Show data context 25 Show data context
Builders 270 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 450 Show data context 21 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 370 Show data context 139 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 67 Show data context 20 Show data context
Professional Occupations 88 Show data context 159 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 101 Show data context 768 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 101 Show data context 58 Show data context
Warehousemen 44 Show data context 30 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 163 Show data context 10 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, Boston RD 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: 11th August 2020