Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 421 Show data context 26 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 62 Show data context 10 Show data context
Chemicals 41 Show data context 15 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,607 Show data context 56 Show data context
Precious Metals 37 Show data context 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 488 Show data context 39 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 119 Show data context 5 Show data context
Skins and Leather 47 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textile Workers 38 Show data context 34 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 402 Show data context 788 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 245 Show data context 54 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 889 Show data context 31 Show data context
Paper, Printing 459 Show data context 145 Show data context
Builders 694 Show data context 5 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 564 Show data context 6 Show data context
Other Materials 110 Show data context 44 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 169 Show data context 61 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,000 Show data context 161 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 3,300 Show data context 1,089 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,270 Show data context 492 Show data context
Professional Occupations 1,355 Show data context 1,086 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 200 Show data context 83 Show data context
Personal Service 564 Show data context 4,893 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,774 Show data context 1,915 Show data context
Warehousemen 317 Show data context 81 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 969 Show data context 46 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, Ealing 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: 16th July 2020