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 190 Show data context 23 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 12,624 Show data context 245 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 73 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 56 Show data context 14 Show data context
Chemicals 55 Show data context 23 Show data context
Metal Workers 3,125 Show data context 29 Show data context
Precious Metals 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 213 Show data context 5 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 26 Show data context 2 Show data context
Skins and Leather 46 Show data context 21 Show data context
Textile Workers 769 Show data context 5,444 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 499 Show data context 1,928 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 256 Show data context 199 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 884 Show data context 26 Show data context
Paper, Printing 122 Show data context 49 Show data context
Builders 931 Show data context 12 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 296 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Materials 8 Show data context 8 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 170 Show data context 25 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 92 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,662 Show data context 101 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,251 Show data context 1,411 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 403 Show data context 80 Show data context
Professional Occupations 422 Show data context 596 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 85 Show data context 49 Show data context
Personal Service 466 Show data context 1,720 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 752 Show data context 405 Show data context
Warehousemen 249 Show data context 107 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 655 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,468 Show data context 81 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, Wigan CB/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: 18th September 2020