Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 141 Show data context 13 Show data context
Defence of the Country 51 Show data context
Professions and Arts 463 Show data context 203 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 23 Show data context 7,268 Show data context
Personal [Services] 531 Show data context 2,804 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 203 Show data context 50 Show data context
[Transport] 375 Show data context 15 Show data context
[Farming] 6,984 Show data context 3,137 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 171 Show data context 0 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 2,012 Show data context 118 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 1,839 Show data context 1,788 Show data context
Food and Drink 701 Show data context 338 Show data context
Animal Substances 135 Show data context 5 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 256 Show data context 35 Show data context
Mineral Substances 2,360 Show data context 26 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 425 Show data context 35 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 81 Show data context 321 Show data context
Supported by the Community 26 Show data context 97 Show data context
Unknown 87 Show data context 310 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.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10186079/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 28th September 2021