Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,294 Show data context 63 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Workers 130 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 34 Show data context 42 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 48 Show data context 3 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 124 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Printing 19 Show data context 7 Show data context
Builders 161 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 33 Show data context 2 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 210 Show data context 10 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 222 Show data context 107 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 67 Show data context 19 Show data context
Professional Occupations 131 Show data context 146 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 11 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 131 Show data context 769 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 87 Show data context 73 Show data context
Warehousemen 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 144 Show data context 0 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Steyning West RD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173097/cube/OCC_ORD1921

Date accessed: 19th October 2021