Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 25,709 Show data context 931 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 511 Show data context 3 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 178 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 54 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Workers 11,521 Show data context 178 Show data context
Precious Metals 10 Show data context 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 547 Show data context 4 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 107 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 491 Show data context 49 Show data context
Textile Workers 646 Show data context 1,217 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,301 Show data context 2,863 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,395 Show data context 1,093 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 4,960 Show data context 135 Show data context
Paper, Printing 491 Show data context 129 Show data context
Builders 5,723 Show data context 6 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,944 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Materials 1,327 Show data context 478 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 501 Show data context 24 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 315 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 8,799 Show data context 229 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 5,984 Show data context 3,088 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 8,395 Show data context 452 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,015 Show data context 2,993 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 695 Show data context 142 Show data context
Personal Service 2,631 Show data context 13,637 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,789 Show data context 1,632 Show data context
Warehousemen 981 Show data context 293 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 742 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 7,110 Show data context 236 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, Wiltshire 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: 10th July 2020