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 1,628 Show data context 49 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 19 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Workers 357 Show data context 3 Show data context
Precious Metals 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 11 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 41 Show data context 78 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 123 Show data context 6 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 185 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 25 Show data context 4 Show data context
Builders 266 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 438 Show data context 22 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 359 Show data context 122 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 91 Show data context 37 Show data context
Professional Occupations 192 Show data context 150 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 178 Show data context 915 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 234 Show data context 132 Show data context
Warehousemen 28 Show data context 5 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 256 Show data context 2 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, Epping 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: 20th February 2020