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 10,375 Show data context 719 Show data context
Defence of the country 5,976 Show data context 2 Show data context
Professionals 24,638 Show data context 18,371 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 18,290 Show data context 145,183 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 56,226 Show data context 1,343 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 117,054 Show data context 1,340 Show data context
Agriculture 50,767 Show data context 3,739 Show data context
Animals 6,834 Show data context 99 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 10,364 Show data context 2,181 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 41,697 Show data context 862 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 94,770 Show data context 2,241 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 9,384 Show data context 75 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 7,558 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 8,470 Show data context 542 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 1,584 Show data context 2,376 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 61,205 Show data context 22,114 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 202,131 Show data context 286,016 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 37,801 Show data context 63,940 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 5,648 Show data context 1,062 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 18,063 Show data context 4,960 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 168,465 Show data context 3,649 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 107,760 Show data context 10,616 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 1,737 Show data context 312 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 618,108 Show data context 1,229,158 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lancashire RegC 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/10180790/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 02nd December 2021