Administrative unit

Wigan O41area

1841 Occupation reporting area

Occupation data classified by the Booth main sectors plus sex


No information found for this group at this unit level.

Data for 1841 Sex
Booth-Armstrong Industrial Sectors Male Female
Agriculture 313 Show data context 9 Show data context
Mining 599 Show data context 89 Show data context
Building: Management 390 Show data context 2 Show data context
Manufacturing 4,290 Show data context 2,926 Show data context
Transport 227 Show data context 4 Show data context
Dealing 664 Show data context 197 Show data context
Industrial Service 537 Show data context 5 Show data context
Public Service and Professional 310 Show data context 22 Show data context
Domestic Service 136 Show data context 785 Show data context
Date: Source:
1841 1841 Census of Great Britain, Occupations, Table [1] , 'Occupation Abstract'

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This data matrix presents a highly simplified version of the 1841 occupational data, using the ten main sectors in the Booth-Armstrong industrial classification. Workers are also classified by sex but not by age.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wigan O41area through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified by the Booth main sectors plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th February 2020