Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 2,591 Show data context 436 Show data context
Defence 550 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,647 Show data context 4,208 Show data context
Domestic Services 1,967 Show data context 17,490 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 9,983 Show data context 1,572 Show data context
Transport 18,727 Show data context 145 Show data context
Agriculture 1,449 Show data context 89 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 2,482 Show data context 33 Show data context
Metals, Machines 10,937 Show data context 291 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 898 Show data context 145 Show data context
Building 8,993 Show data context 2 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 4,472 Show data context 390 Show data context
Brick, Cement 950 Show data context 218 Show data context
Chemicals 2,623 Show data context 354 Show data context
Skins, Leather 1,255 Show data context 230 Show data context
Paper, Prints 4,245 Show data context 4,835 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 1,289 Show data context 2,732 Show data context
Dress 7,246 Show data context 13,135 Show data context
Food, Drink 12,956 Show data context 11,525 Show data context
Gas, Water 1,285 Show data context
Other and Undefined 5,905 Show data context 1,326 Show data context
Unoccupied 23,292 Show data context 98,649 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 11th May 2021