Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 6,489 Show data context 581 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 427 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 47 Show data context 4 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 139 Show data context 13 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,237 Show data context 21 Show data context
Precious Metals 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 121 Show data context 3 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 27 Show data context 2 Show data context
Skins and Leather 54 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 313 Show data context 469 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 691 Show data context 811 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 241 Show data context 166 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,011 Show data context 43 Show data context
Paper, Printing 412 Show data context 170 Show data context
Builders 1,220 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 238 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 53 Show data context 28 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 83 Show data context 5 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,064 Show data context 79 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,737 Show data context 719 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 304 Show data context 125 Show data context
Professional Occupations 706 Show data context 876 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 93 Show data context 32 Show data context
Personal Service 566 Show data context 4,828 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 627 Show data context 378 Show data context
Warehousemen 145 Show data context 166 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 112 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 976 Show data context 22 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, Westmorland 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: 03rd December 2021