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 39 Show data context 5 Show data context
Defence of the country 26 Show data context
Professionals 89 Show data context 81 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 83 Show data context 800 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 31 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 55 Show data context
Agriculture 1,936 Show data context 68 Show data context
Animals 50 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 19 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 342 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 50 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 80 Show data context 49 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 24 Show data context 27 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 182 Show data context 970 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 66 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 51 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 176 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 154 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 3 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 104 Show data context 901 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 32 Show data context 1,202 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, Torrington PLU/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/10167401/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 28th July 2021