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 301 Show data context 17 Show data context
Defence of the country 94 Show data context
Professionals 495 Show data context 452 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 287 Show data context 3,935 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 781 Show data context 36 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,896 Show data context 37 Show data context
Agriculture 99 Show data context 15 Show data context
Animals 170 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 389 Show data context 69 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 319 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 2,108 Show data context 110 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 217 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 116 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 87 Show data context 13 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 48 Show data context 102 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 1,440 Show data context 448 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 338 Show data context 406 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 1,796 Show data context 3,392 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 140 Show data context 49 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 421 Show data context 241 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 1,027 Show data context 85 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 2,059 Show data context 420 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 31 Show data context 10 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 322 Show data context 1,679 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 190 Show data context 6,816 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, Bristol Inc/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/10211293/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 28th July 2021