Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 751 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 24,257 Show data context 1,085 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 255 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 202 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 641 Show data context 22 Show data context
Chemicals 197 Show data context 73 Show data context
Metal Workers 9,287 Show data context 110 Show data context
Precious Metals 181 Show data context 22 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,827 Show data context 70 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 367 Show data context 19 Show data context
Skins and Leather 341 Show data context 87 Show data context
Textile Workers 285 Show data context 199 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 2,811 Show data context 5,249 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,949 Show data context 537 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 6,511 Show data context 217 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,800 Show data context 595 Show data context
Builders 7,273 Show data context 12 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 4,424 Show data context 8 Show data context
Other Materials 676 Show data context 52 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 969 Show data context 101 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 761 Show data context 4 Show data context
Transport and Communication 18,396 Show data context 758 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 20,554 Show data context 8,717 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 7,327 Show data context 957 Show data context
Professional Occupations 6,468 Show data context 9,164 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,775 Show data context 683 Show data context
Personal Service 8,707 Show data context 51,247 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 6,389 Show data context 5,954 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,375 Show data context 487 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 838 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 9,688 Show data context 442 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, East Sussex AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 12th August 2020