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 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
Defence of the country 3 Show data context
Professionals 76 Show data context 55 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 34 Show data context 704 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 82 Show data context 5 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 65 Show data context 4 Show data context
Agriculture 161 Show data context 16 Show data context
Animals 21 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 26 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 39 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 176 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 10 Show data context 16 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 153 Show data context 90 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 43 Show data context 67 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 106 Show data context 395 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 29 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 898 Show data context 142 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 104 Show data context 62 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 41 Show data context 683 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 16 Show data context 976 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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Redruth AP/CP 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/10160376/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 28th January 2022