Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 850 Show data context 38 Show data context
Defence of the country 90 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 778 Show data context 1,010 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 692 Show data context 7,475 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 3,365 Show data context 76 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 6,528 Show data context 87 Show data context
Agriculture 144 Show data context 21 Show data context
Animals 219 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 314 Show data context 50 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 1,159 Show data context 16 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 3,578 Show data context 85 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 273 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 2,101 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 145 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 66 Show data context 80 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 2,141 Show data context 465 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 525 Show data context 267 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 721 Show data context 2,420 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 100 Show data context 34 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 500 Show data context 125 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 2,096 Show data context 45 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 4,345 Show data context 627 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 753 Show data context 5,381 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 320 Show data context 18,111 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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This data matrix presents simplified version of the 1881 occupational data, using the 24 'Orders' used in the published reports for 1881, plus an 'Unknown' category. Many of these categories combine 'Workers and Dealers' in different commodities, so it is impossible to distinguish workers in manufacturing and services.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Toxteth Park PLPar/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10139077/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 08th March 2021