All occupied persons, in 3 Categories

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1801 Occupational Categories 1821
Agriculture 18 Show data context
Trade, Manuf. or H'crafts 92 Show data context
Other 51 Show data context
Date: Source:
1821 1821 Census of Ireland, Abstract of answers, Table [1] , 'Abstract of Answers and Returns under the Population Act of Ireland:- 1821'

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The early censuses 1801-31 used this very simple classification of occupations. It is unclear which persons were instructed to be included, but in 1801 the total of the three occupational categories exactly matched the total population in most parishes. This may explain why from 1811 onwards the British census applied the classification to families rather than persons, although the Irish census continued to count persons.


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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Arvagh IrlTown through time | Industry Statistics | All occupied persons, in 3 Categories, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th July 2024