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 145 Show data context 13 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 130 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 12 Show data context 8 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 216 Show data context 72 Show data context
Chemicals 458 Show data context 14 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,546 Show data context 769 Show data context
Precious Metals 147 Show data context 75 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 160 Show data context 33 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 13 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 23 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textile Workers 7 Show data context 37 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 71 Show data context 252 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 124 Show data context 82 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 559 Show data context 35 Show data context
Paper, Printing 103 Show data context 177 Show data context
Builders 460 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 190 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other Materials 14 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 97 Show data context 40 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 39 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,074 Show data context 82 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 648 Show data context 440 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 171 Show data context 52 Show data context
Professional Occupations 221 Show data context 208 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 33 Show data context 9 Show data context
Personal Service 171 Show data context 680 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 581 Show data context 618 Show data context
Warehousemen 229 Show data context 258 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 193 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,231 Show data context 109 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, Oldbury UD/MB 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: 21st October 2021