Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 374 Show data context 10 Show data context
Agriculture 9,796 Show data context 990 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 160,949 Show data context 92 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2,450 Show data context 27 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 774 Show data context 241 Show data context
Chemicals 919 Show data context 22 Show data context
Metal Workers 46,997 Show data context 2,641 Show data context
Precious Metals 69 Show data context 10 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 3,498 Show data context 39 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 357 Show data context 11 Show data context
Skins and Leather 448 Show data context 41 Show data context
Textile Workers 224 Show data context 195 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 4,130 Show data context 9,332 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 4,178 Show data context 1,435 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 9,226 Show data context 194 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,895 Show data context 719 Show data context
Builders 15,415 Show data context 44 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,797 Show data context 37 Show data context
Other Materials 66 Show data context 15 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 3,186 Show data context 110 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 1,116 Show data context 9 Show data context
Transport and Communication 47,983 Show data context 1,422 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 28,391 Show data context 15,829 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 7,119 Show data context 1,370 Show data context
Professional Occupations 9,137 Show data context 9,999 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,407 Show data context 729 Show data context
Personal Service 6,122 Show data context 35,090 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 12,930 Show data context 7,033 Show data context
Warehousemen 3,258 Show data context 745 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 11,679 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 23,208 Show data context 796 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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Date accessed: 29th November 2020