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 1,328 Show data context 117 Show data context
Defence of the country 903 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 3,278 Show data context 2,077 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 3,051 Show data context 22,705 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 5,377 Show data context 176 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 13,613 Show data context 146 Show data context
Agriculture 15,198 Show data context 3,703 Show data context
Animals 2,554 Show data context 39 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 1,153 Show data context 193 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 5,826 Show data context 34 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 11,769 Show data context 156 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 745 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 4,506 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 663 Show data context 138 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 233 Show data context 223 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 7,122 Show data context 2,704 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,878 Show data context 516 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 5,158 Show data context 6,955 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 825 Show data context 101 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 1,541 Show data context 145 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 33,641 Show data context 432 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 12,048 Show data context 1,206 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 145 Show data context 35 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 83,327 Show data context 176,387 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, Northumberland RegC 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/10152872/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 19th September 2021