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 205 Show data context 8 Show data context
Defence of the country 1,478 Show data context 8 Show data context
Professionals 401 Show data context 401 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 185 Show data context 3,169 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 500 Show data context 28 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 2,030 Show data context 21 Show data context
Agriculture 120 Show data context 7 Show data context
Animals 449 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 251 Show data context 33 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 261 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,633 Show data context 51 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 102 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 405 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 47 Show data context 17 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 10 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 970 Show data context 311 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 197 Show data context 263 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 499 Show data context 1,670 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 85 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 197 Show data context 53 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 510 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,621 Show data context 388 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 19 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 325 Show data context 1,569 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 208 Show data context 6,901 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, Plymouth St Andrew AP/CP 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/10058223/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 16th September 2021