Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 312 Show data context 11 Show data context
Defence of the Country 112 Show data context
Professions and Arts 622 Show data context 330 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 41 Show data context 10,100 Show data context
Personal [Services] 523 Show data context 3,440 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 743 Show data context 173 Show data context
[Transport] 2,338 Show data context 13 Show data context
[Farming] 210 Show data context 43 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 170 Show data context 0 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 3,502 Show data context 296 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 2,362 Show data context 5,242 Show data context
Food and Drink 1,524 Show data context 387 Show data context
Animal Substances 292 Show data context 34 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 735 Show data context 93 Show data context
Mineral Substances 1,161 Show data context 85 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 1,934 Show data context 62 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 63 Show data context 286 Show data context
Supported by the Community 45 Show data context 291 Show data context
Unknown 197 Show data context 407 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bristol Inc/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10211293/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 30th July 2021