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 172 Show data context 9 Show data context
Defence of the country 30 Show data context
Professionals 602 Show data context 547 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 183 Show data context 2,932 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 1,424 Show data context 77 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 968 Show data context 247 Show data context
Agriculture 550 Show data context 28 Show data context
Animals 88 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 230 Show data context 25 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 2,158 Show data context 266 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,671 Show data context 68 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 440 Show data context 20 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 136 Show data context 164 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 22 Show data context 27 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 1,132 Show data context 225 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 139 Show data context 105 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 599 Show data context 1,426 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 121 Show data context 67 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 321 Show data context 193 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 4,993 Show data context 831 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,655 Show data context 439 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 26 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 436 Show data context 1,957 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 323 Show data context 10,436 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, Erdington 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/10548123/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 04th July 2020