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 105 Show data context 6 Show data context
Defence of the country 17 Show data context
Professionals 303 Show data context 299 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 149 Show data context 2,285 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 959 Show data context 32 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 450 Show data context 46 Show data context
Agriculture 555 Show data context 24 Show data context
Animals 77 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 195 Show data context 20 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 423 Show data context 35 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,121 Show data context 41 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 229 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 32 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 14 Show data context 16 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 599 Show data context 121 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 103 Show data context 59 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 338 Show data context 699 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 93 Show data context 43 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 184 Show data context 89 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 1,645 Show data context 193 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 874 Show data context 177 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 11 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 153 Show data context 945 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 230 Show data context 5,260 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, Kings Norton CP/Ch 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/10335048/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 28th October 2021