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 52 Show data context 3 Show data context
Defence of the country 7 Show data context
Professionals 127 Show data context 125 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 74 Show data context 1,044 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 129 Show data context 6 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 363 Show data context 8 Show data context
Agriculture 282 Show data context 13 Show data context
Animals 164 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 64 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 83 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 433 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 41 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 35 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 22 Show data context 114 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 482 Show data context 77 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 79 Show data context 36 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 183 Show data context 401 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 29 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 78 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 304 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 412 Show data context 42 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 11 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 107 Show data context 874 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 26 Show data context 1,638 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, Boston CP/AP 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/10403169/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 10th August 2020