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 1,209 Show data context 97 Show data context
Defence of the Country 3,269 Show data context
Professions and Arts 2,271 Show data context 1,706 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 265 Show data context 61,639 Show data context
Personal [Services] 3,977 Show data context 13,187 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 1,783 Show data context 378 Show data context
[Transport] 5,953 Show data context 38 Show data context
[Farming] 43,576 Show data context 5,108 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 2,439 Show data context 7 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 10,646 Show data context 611 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 5,609 Show data context 13,156 Show data context
Food and Drink 6,010 Show data context 1,165 Show data context
Animal Substances 548 Show data context 18 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 1,751 Show data context 55 Show data context
Mineral Substances 5,088 Show data context 83 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 4,019 Show data context 64 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 459 Show data context 1,655 Show data context
Supported by the Community 522 Show data context 1,506 Show data context
Unknown 856 Show data context 1,450 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Essex RegC 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/10214725/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 12th August 2020