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 115 Show data context 63 Show data context
Defence of the country 17 Show data context
Professionals 177 Show data context 174 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 78 Show data context 1,408 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 722 Show data context 8 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 779 Show data context 8 Show data context
Agriculture 189 Show data context 6 Show data context
Animals 33 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 41 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 107 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 699 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 51 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 39 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 9 Show data context 13 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 343 Show data context 53 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 101 Show data context 60 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 97 Show data context 262 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 60 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 386 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 508 Show data context 112 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 4 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 100 Show data context 856 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 87 Show data context 2,852 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, Walton on the Hill 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/10384138/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 17th October 2021