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 48 Show data context 6 Show data context
Defence of the country 8 Show data context
Professionals 185 Show data context 186 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 137 Show data context 1,468 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 119 Show data context 1 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 359 Show data context 4 Show data context
Agriculture 3,118 Show data context 121 Show data context
Animals 98 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 467 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 658 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 108 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 18 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 38 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 453 Show data context 80 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 117 Show data context 39 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 251 Show data context 374 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 71 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 101 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 997 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 654 Show data context 42 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 7 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 92 Show data context 1,336 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 91 Show data context 4,183 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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gainsborough PLU/RegD 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/10187849/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 10th July 2020