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 2,060 Show data context 221 Show data context
Defence of the country 4,267 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 3,958 Show data context 4,525 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 5,976 Show data context 29,463 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 6,829 Show data context 98 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 16,724 Show data context 127 Show data context
Agriculture 45,485 Show data context 935 Show data context
Animals 2,771 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 1,168 Show data context 98 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 3,849 Show data context 48 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 15,621 Show data context 108 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 2,141 Show data context 21 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 861 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 843 Show data context 78 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 163 Show data context 43 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 12,192 Show data context 1,633 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 2,087 Show data context 4,919 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 4,525 Show data context 10,558 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 1,038 Show data context 143 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 2,811 Show data context 239 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 8,690 Show data context 112 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 19,063 Show data context 840 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 216 Show data context 12 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 111,829 Show data context 221,846 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Essex RegC 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/10214725/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 07th August 2020