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 1,574 Show data context 102 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 122 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 23 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,034 Show data context 35 Show data context
Precious Metals 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 63 Show data context 10 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 45 Show data context 77 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 64 Show data context 16 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 220 Show data context 9 Show data context
Paper, Printing 20 Show data context 13 Show data context
Builders 280 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 77 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 397 Show data context 31 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 353 Show data context 157 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 88 Show data context 46 Show data context
Professional Occupations 129 Show data context 158 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 29 Show data context 9 Show data context
Personal Service 154 Show data context 1,037 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 254 Show data context 183 Show data context
Warehousemen 50 Show data context 11 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 274 Show data context 18 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, Seisdon 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: 17th September 2021