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 392 Show data context 23 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 29 Show data context 10 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 23 Show data context 12 Show data context
Metal Workers 2,041 Show data context 202 Show data context
Precious Metals 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 145 Show data context 21 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 22 Show data context 8 Show data context
Skins and Leather 31 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 30 Show data context 48 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 104 Show data context 278 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 78 Show data context 40 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 324 Show data context 40 Show data context
Paper, Printing 57 Show data context 51 Show data context
Builders 334 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 170 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 6 Show data context 16 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 16 Show data context 24 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 42 Show data context 1 Show data context
Transport and Communication 598 Show data context 48 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 723 Show data context 446 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 98 Show data context 19 Show data context
Professional Occupations 147 Show data context 191 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 26 Show data context 9 Show data context
Personal Service 144 Show data context 1,008 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 459 Show data context 376 Show data context
Warehousemen 130 Show data context 77 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 58 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 611 Show data context 19 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, Altrincham MB/UD 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: 25th October 2021