Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 2,542 Show data context 578 Show data context
Defence 399 Show data context
Professional Occupations 4,661 Show data context 5,148 Show data context
Domestic Services 4,763 Show data context 21,404 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 7,454 Show data context 995 Show data context
Transport 21,586 Show data context 224 Show data context
Agriculture 18,010 Show data context 2,132 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 63,693 Show data context 51 Show data context
Metals, Machines 31,226 Show data context 556 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 791 Show data context 264 Show data context
Building 14,780 Show data context 6 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 2,470 Show data context 408 Show data context
Brick, Cement 4,053 Show data context 1,288 Show data context
Chemicals 1,106 Show data context 166 Show data context
Skins, Leather 848 Show data context 107 Show data context
Paper, Prints 2,601 Show data context 1,623 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 15,381 Show data context 20,444 Show data context
Dress 4,484 Show data context 7,824 Show data context
Food, Drink 13,091 Show data context 5,890 Show data context
Gas, Water 1,437 Show data context
Other and Undefined 9,584 Show data context 1,116 Show data context
Unoccupied 39,266 Show data context 191,984 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 24th June 2021