Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 1,651 Show data context 455 Show data context
Defence 4,025 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,467 Show data context 2,747 Show data context
Domestic Services 5,502 Show data context 14,440 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 2,168 Show data context 331 Show data context
Transport 8,959 Show data context 64 Show data context
Agriculture 25,686 Show data context 871 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 1,168 Show data context 22 Show data context
Metals, Machines 14,157 Show data context 100 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 258 Show data context 47 Show data context
Building 7,869 Show data context 7 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 1,505 Show data context 178 Show data context
Brick, Cement 225 Show data context 31 Show data context
Chemicals 1,015 Show data context 136 Show data context
Skins, Leather 788 Show data context 139 Show data context
Paper, Prints 658 Show data context 213 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 1,354 Show data context 1,859 Show data context
Dress 2,333 Show data context 5,152 Show data context
Food, Drink 7,014 Show data context 2,707 Show data context
Gas, Water 507 Show data context
Other and Undefined 4,847 Show data context 432 Show data context
Unoccupied 19,861 Show data context 85,010 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 10th July 2020