Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 473 Show data context 79 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 4,476 Show data context 7 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 36 Show data context 4 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 590 Show data context 310 Show data context
Chemicals 370 Show data context 96 Show data context
Metal Workers 21,750 Show data context 355 Show data context
Precious Metals 47 Show data context 7 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,681 Show data context 45 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 139 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 369 Show data context 175 Show data context
Textile Workers 53 Show data context 125 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,367 Show data context 2,625 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 825 Show data context 825 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 4,062 Show data context 185 Show data context
Paper, Printing 907 Show data context 528 Show data context
Builders 2,965 Show data context 11 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,330 Show data context 12 Show data context
Other Materials 74 Show data context 47 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 2,292 Show data context 54 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 312 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport and Communication 11,055 Show data context 886 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 8,183 Show data context 5,142 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 3,245 Show data context 380 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,067 Show data context 2,197 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 707 Show data context 278 Show data context
Personal Service 2,138 Show data context 11,530 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 4,549 Show data context 4,019 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,663 Show data context 1,007 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,125 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 10,175 Show data context 531 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, Newcastle upon Tyne MB/CB 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 September 2021