Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 1,778 Show data context 305 Show data context
Defence 1,023 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,797 Show data context 2,315 Show data context
Domestic Services 1,177 Show data context 11,038 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 6,652 Show data context 1,589 Show data context
Transport 11,298 Show data context 295 Show data context
Agriculture 476 Show data context 58 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 4,932 Show data context 16 Show data context
Metals, Machines 25,181 Show data context 631 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 507 Show data context 63 Show data context
Building 6,825 Show data context 2 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 2,149 Show data context 203 Show data context
Brick, Cement 866 Show data context 498 Show data context
Chemicals 1,116 Show data context 298 Show data context
Skins, Leather 592 Show data context 353 Show data context
Paper, Prints 1,394 Show data context 661 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 964 Show data context 859 Show data context
Dress 2,618 Show data context 4,044 Show data context
Food, Drink 6,482 Show data context 4,174 Show data context
Gas, Water 1,005 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other and Undefined 5,302 Show data context 1,206 Show data context
Unoccupied 16,030 Show data context 76,808 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 19th September 2021