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 150 Show data context 11 Show data context
Defence of the country 222 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 529 Show data context 605 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 808 Show data context 4,780 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 388 Show data context 39 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,010 Show data context 7 Show data context
Agriculture 859 Show data context 9 Show data context
Animals 145 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 76 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 324 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,658 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 140 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 94 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 50 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 811 Show data context 255 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 91 Show data context 45 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 222 Show data context 609 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 7 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 126 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 529 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,559 Show data context 71 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 523 Show data context 2,043 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 347 Show data context 6,563 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, Shoreham SubD 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/10540707/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 23rd January 2022