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 53 Show data context 4 Show data context
Defence of the country 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 180 Show data context 217 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 97 Show data context 1,484 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 439 Show data context 12 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 533 Show data context 28 Show data context
Agriculture 259 Show data context 12 Show data context
Animals 46 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 31 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 700 Show data context 25 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 546 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 161 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 43 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 3 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 488 Show data context 93 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 31 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 148 Show data context 462 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 31 Show data context 13 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 93 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 3,166 Show data context 391 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,074 Show data context 139 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 10 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 104 Show data context 977 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 160 Show data context 4,671 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, Harborne AP/CP 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/10280461/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 17th October 2021