Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 4,527 Show data context 13 Show data context
Agriculture 30,181 Show data context 1,568 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 902 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 283 Show data context 7 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 437 Show data context 12 Show data context
Chemicals 513 Show data context 59 Show data context
Metal Workers 21,106 Show data context 356 Show data context
Precious Metals 35 Show data context 7 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 912 Show data context 13 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 154 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 284 Show data context 37 Show data context
Textile Workers 331 Show data context 771 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,673 Show data context 2,406 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,759 Show data context 1,057 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 5,878 Show data context 185 Show data context
Paper, Printing 861 Show data context 304 Show data context
Builders 5,948 Show data context 11 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,781 Show data context 12 Show data context
Other Materials 94 Show data context 25 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,032 Show data context 32 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 364 Show data context 22 Show data context
Transport and Communication 17,172 Show data context 490 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 11,311 Show data context 5,455 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,505 Show data context 463 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,441 Show data context 3,427 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 619 Show data context 262 Show data context
Personal Service 2,617 Show data context 17,444 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 4,355 Show data context 2,278 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,552 Show data context 319 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 2,001 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 10,596 Show data context 365 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, Parts of Lindsey 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: 26th February 2020