Persons aged 20 & over by Sex & 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National & Local Government 73 Show data context 9 Show data context
Defence of the Country 22 Show data context
Professions & Arts 193 Show data context 78 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 16 Show data context 7,289 Show data context
Personal [Services] 227 Show data context 1,185 Show data context
[Business Persons & Traders] 126 Show data context 61 Show data context
[Transport] 423 Show data context 21 Show data context
[Farming] 2,124 Show data context 897 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 112 Show data context 0 Show data context
Art & Mechanic Productions 862 Show data context 42 Show data context
Textiles & Dress 543 Show data context 760 Show data context
Food & Drink 427 Show data context 187 Show data context
Animal Substances 36 Show data context 1 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 232 Show data context 24 Show data context
Mineral Substances 3,774 Show data context 14 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 1,118 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 22 Show data context 48 Show data context
Supported by the Community 40 Show data context 264 Show data context
Unknown 117 Show data context 174 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.


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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Flintshire RegC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 & over by Sex & 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173012/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 25th June 2024