Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 3,605 Show data context 680 Show data context
Defence 1,847 Show data context
Professional Occupations 7,884 Show data context 8,368 Show data context
Domestic Services 12,176 Show data context 48,367 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 6,545 Show data context 1,698 Show data context
Transport 17,316 Show data context 201 Show data context
Agriculture 20,860 Show data context 680 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 732 Show data context 30 Show data context
Metals, Machines 7,557 Show data context 71 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 1,169 Show data context 157 Show data context
Building 16,799 Show data context 8 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 3,062 Show data context 253 Show data context
Brick, Cement 921 Show data context 70 Show data context
Chemicals 891 Show data context 177 Show data context
Skins, Leather 440 Show data context 72 Show data context
Paper, Prints 2,034 Show data context 711 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 1,327 Show data context 1,865 Show data context
Dress 4,366 Show data context 8,617 Show data context
Food, Drink 17,685 Show data context 8,742 Show data context
Gas, Water 1,538 Show data context
Other and Undefined 8,162 Show data context 1,142 Show data context
Unoccupied 35,760 Show data context 147,453 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 12th August 2020