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 44 Show data context 3 Show data context
Defence of the country 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 174 Show data context 148 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 208 Show data context 1,570 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 326 Show data context 32 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 750 Show data context 120 Show data context
Agriculture 78 Show data context 7 Show data context
Animals 180 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 222 Show data context 79 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 740 Show data context 235 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,519 Show data context 211 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 370 Show data context 85 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 43 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 33 Show data context 70 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 1,168 Show data context 278 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 107 Show data context 119 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 1,007 Show data context 1,465 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 251 Show data context 120 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 254 Show data context 234 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 3,268 Show data context 955 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,084 Show data context 590 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 174 Show data context 553 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 176 Show data context 5,440 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, St Martin 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/10548366/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 29th September 2020