Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 3,188 Show data context 155 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 264 Show data context 2 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 12 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Workers 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 89 Show data context 103 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 139 Show data context 8 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 325 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Printing 21 Show data context 7 Show data context
Builders 463 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 160 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 602 Show data context 15 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 601 Show data context 212 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,475 Show data context 45 Show data context
Professional Occupations 219 Show data context 351 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 28 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 332 Show data context 2,062 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 101 Show data context 103 Show data context
Warehousemen 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 452 Show data context 9 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, Uckfield RD 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: 11th August 2020