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 98 Show data context 2 Show data context
Defence of the country 37 Show data context
Professionals 194 Show data context 130 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 82 Show data context 999 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 366 Show data context 4 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,560 Show data context 5 Show data context
Agriculture 108 Show data context 11 Show data context
Animals 48 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 45 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 495 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 943 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 41 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1,066 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 28 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 4 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 503 Show data context 100 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 61 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 227 Show data context 420 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 276 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 804 Show data context 21 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,377 Show data context 31 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 5 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 90 Show data context 1,171 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 136 Show data context 4,764 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, Stranton 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/10087880/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 19th January 2021