Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 2,242 Show data context 132 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 192 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 93 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 319 Show data context 14 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 31 Show data context 2 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 16 Show data context 21 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 62 Show data context 112 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 121 Show data context 15 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 212 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Printing 32 Show data context 4 Show data context
Builders 404 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 91 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 7 Show data context 7 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 19 Show data context 3 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,015 Show data context 24 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 293 Show data context 161 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 94 Show data context 35 Show data context
Professional Occupations 118 Show data context 163 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 30 Show data context 11 Show data context
Personal Service 140 Show data context 967 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 137 Show data context 76 Show data context
Warehousemen 15 Show data context 18 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 60 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 540 Show data context 11 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, Thornbury RD 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