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 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
Defence of the country 5 Show data context
Professionals 125 Show data context 108 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 255 Show data context 1,106 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 76 Show data context 1 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 142 Show data context 10 Show data context
Agriculture 2,857 Show data context 77 Show data context
Animals 92 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 51 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 58 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 392 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 61 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 15 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 310 Show data context 36 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 71 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 260 Show data context 276 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 21 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 94 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 251 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 264 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 5 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 93 Show data context 1,044 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 83 Show data context 2,415 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, Driffield 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/10197077/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 25th September 2020