Persons of Working Age by Sex & 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 362 Show data context 13 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine & Quarry Products 5 Show data context 5 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery & Glass 27 Show data context 10 Show data context
Chemicals 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,233 Show data context 86 Show data context
Precious Metals 17 Show data context 6 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 215 Show data context 32 Show data context
Watches, Clocks & Instruments 32 Show data context 5 Show data context
Skins & Leather 43 Show data context 14 Show data context
Textile Workers 10 Show data context 30 Show data context
Textile Goods & Clothing 206 Show data context 477 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, & Tobacco 221 Show data context 104 Show data context
Wood & Furniture 644 Show data context 25 Show data context
Paper, Printing 461 Show data context 184 Show data context
Builders 538 Show data context 3 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 516 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 56 Show data context 18 Show data context
Gas, Water & Electricity 84 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport & Communication 1,503 Show data context 98 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 1,797 Show data context 746 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 748 Show data context 191 Show data context
Professional Occupations 454 Show data context 365 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 150 Show data context 56 Show data context
Personal Service 459 Show data context 2,465 Show data context
Clerks & Draughtsmen 979 Show data context 905 Show data context
Warehousemen 198 Show data context 45 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 89 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other & Undefined Workers 1,014 Show data context 68 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, Kingston upon Thames MB through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th May 2024