Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Agriculture 1,526 Show data context 87 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1,726 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 50 Show data context 3 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 682 Show data context 154 Show data context
Chemicals 1,115 Show data context 156 Show data context
Metal Workers 12,795 Show data context 341 Show data context
Precious Metals 106 Show data context 31 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,157 Show data context 20 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 224 Show data context 6 Show data context
Skins and Leather 810 Show data context 108 Show data context
Textile Workers 188 Show data context 633 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 4,468 Show data context 8,335 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 4,820 Show data context 6,017 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 6,582 Show data context 262 Show data context
Paper, Printing 3,611 Show data context 5,028 Show data context
Builders 4,537 Show data context 15 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,864 Show data context 19 Show data context
Other Materials 228 Show data context 138 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,033 Show data context 153 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 503 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport and Communication 19,885 Show data context 507 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 12,686 Show data context 5,725 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 3,476 Show data context 548 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,231 Show data context 4,125 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 593 Show data context 268 Show data context
Personal Service 3,028 Show data context 15,530 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 7,336 Show data context 4,954 Show data context
Warehousemen 4,317 Show data context 4,681 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,193 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 10,845 Show data context 636 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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Date accessed: 18th May 2021