Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 2,925 Show data context 203 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 37 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 208 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 71 Show data context 108 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 65 Show data context 8 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 293 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Printing 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Builders 368 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 26 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Materials 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 482 Show data context 8 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 282 Show data context 131 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 127 Show data context 47 Show data context
Professional Occupations 192 Show data context 207 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 14 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 147 Show data context 1,425 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 92 Show data context 78 Show data context
Warehousemen 11 Show data context 3 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 229 Show data context 5 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, Barnstaple RD 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: 05th June 2020