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 263 Show data context 11 Show data context
Defence of the country 65 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 217 Show data context 180 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 137 Show data context 1,658 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 121 Show data context 3 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 327 Show data context 4 Show data context
Agriculture 2,198 Show data context 88 Show data context
Animals 88 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 84 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 827 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 77 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 24 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 319 Show data context 81 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 65 Show data context 63 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 335 Show data context 490 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 103 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 2,006 Show data context 92 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 391 Show data context 60 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 6 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 314 Show data context 1,561 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 75 Show data context 3,547 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, Tavistock 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/10055660/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 28th October 2021