Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 17,977 Show data context 1,273 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 66,772 Show data context 34 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 969 Show data context 36 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 3,113 Show data context 1,706 Show data context
Chemicals 674 Show data context 197 Show data context
Metal Workers 32,555 Show data context 1,008 Show data context
Precious Metals 183 Show data context 57 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 2,116 Show data context 434 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 307 Show data context 19 Show data context
Skins and Leather 564 Show data context 90 Show data context
Textile Workers 9,508 Show data context 17,390 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 2,648 Show data context 7,070 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,263 Show data context 769 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 7,896 Show data context 457 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,106 Show data context 1,822 Show data context
Builders 9,228 Show data context 32 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,687 Show data context 36 Show data context
Other Materials 130 Show data context 46 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,772 Show data context 162 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 823 Show data context 10 Show data context
Transport and Communication 18,638 Show data context 752 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 14,447 Show data context 7,299 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,953 Show data context 784 Show data context
Professional Occupations 4,160 Show data context 5,424 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 718 Show data context 285 Show data context
Personal Service 4,265 Show data context 20,768 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 9,410 Show data context 4,551 Show data context
Warehousemen 2,468 Show data context 1,697 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 4,208 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 13,217 Show data context 676 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, Derbyshire AdmC 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: 24th June 2021