Full Title:
General Report with Appendices
Year of Publication:
1917
Command Number:
Cd.8491
BPP Reference:
1917-18 xxxv, 483
The following text sections are available:
Title and Contents Pages
Introductory
Population
Sexes, Ages, and Condition as to Marriage
Occupations and Industries
Tenements
Buildings of Various Kinds
Birthplaces
Infirmities
Language spoken in Wales and Monmouthshire
Conclusion
Appendix A: Census (Great Britain) Act, 1910
Appendix B: Method of Tabulating Census Results
Appendix C: Tables relating to the United Kingdom

Tables in the main report

Table No: Title Page(s)
1 Families or Separate Occupiers, and Population at each Census, 1801-1911 21
2 Actual Increase and Natural Increase of Population in each Intercensal Period, 1871-1911 22
3 Population, and Increase per cent., in the United Kingdom and in other Countries, 1881-1911 23
4 Density of Population, 1801-1911 25
5 Density of Population in Counties, 1901 and 1911 34
6 Proportion per cent. of Total Population enumerated in Urban and Rural Districts respectively, at each Census, 1851-1911 35
7 Population of Urban Districts, grouped by the numbers of their Populations, 1911 36
8 Increase or Decrease per cent. of Population, 1901-1911, of Rural Areas in each Administrative County 37
9 Population, 1891, 1901 and 1911, in the 97 Towns with Populations exceeding 50,000 Persons arranged in the order of their Populations in 1911 39
10 Metropolitan Boroughs. - Population, 1891, 1901 and 1911, and Increase or Decrease per cent. 42
11 "Greater London". - Population at each Census, 1861-1911 43
12 Registration Counties. - Increase or Decrease of Population, excess of Births over Deaths and Gain or Loss by Migration, 1901-1911 47
13 Dioceses. - Number of Parishes and Population in each Diocese, 1911 56
14 Proportion of Males and Females living at each Age-Group to 1,000,000 of each sex at all ages, and to 1,000 Persons of both Sexes at each Age-Group, 1911 61
15 Ratio of the Proportional Number enumerated at each Age in former Censuses to the corresponding number in 1911 taken as 100 62
16 Persons at Quinquennial Age-Periods in 100,000 at all Ages in various Countries 63
17 Age-Distribution of the Population in various Countries per cent. of that in England and Wales, 1911 64
18 Males and Females at Quinquennial Age-Periods in 100,000 Persons at all Ages 66
19 Males and Females at different Ages per cent. of Persons (in 50,000) in England and Wales at the same Ages 67
20 Population at Ages in Groups of Administrative Areas, and Proportion in each group to the total in England and Wales at the same Age, 1911 69
21 Types of Population. - Group 1. Excesses of Males and Females in Childhood and Deficiencies throughout Adult Life 74
22 Types of Population. - Group 2. Females as in Group 1. Excesses of Males up to Age 40-50 75
23 Types of Population. - Group 3. Deficiencies of Males and Females in childhood and Old Age, and Excesses at Intermediate Ages 76
24 Types of Population. - Group 4. Excesses of Males and Females in Childhood and at Ages 25-45; Deficiencies at 15-25 and over 45 78
25 Types of Population. - Group 5. Deficiencies of Males and Females in childhood; Excesses of Females in all other Age-Groups and at All Ages 80
26 Types of Population. - Group 6. Deficiency of Young Children and of Young Adults; Tendency to excess in later Childhood and Great Excess in Old Age in both Sexes 82
27 Birth-Rates and Death-Rates, 1901 and 1911, and Intercensal Rates of Increase, 1881-1911, in Typical Populations 84
28 Numbers enumerated at each year of age under five, 1871-1911 86
29 Numbers enumerated in the second and third years of life in some European Countries 86
30 Proportion of Unmarried, Married and Widowed in 1,000 of each Sex aged 20 Years and upwards 89
31 Proportions of Unmarried, Married and Widowed in 1,000 Males and 1,000 Females in each Age-Group 90
32 Graduated Numbers - England and Wales, Males 93
33 Graduated Numbers - England and Wales, Females 94
34 Civil Service (excluding Postal Telgraphists and Telephone Operators, but including other Postal Officials) 101
35 Commercial Travellers; Summary of Distribution by Industry or Service 108
36 Commercial Clerks; Summary of Distribution by Industry or Service 109
37 Persons engaged in Agriculture, 1901 and 1911 113
38 Proportion per 1,000 of Male Population aged 10 years and upwards engaged in Agriculture 116
39 Males engaged in Mineral Extraction at each Census, 1851-1911, and Increase or Decrease per cent. in each Intercensal Period, 1881-1911 118
40 Persons engaged in the Construction of Vehicles, 1901 and 1911 122
41 Ages of Males engaged in Building Trades, 1901 and 1911 124
42 Persons working and dealing in Furniture, Fittings and Decorations, 1901 and 1911; and Increase or Decrease per cent. 125
43 Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics (excluding Elastic Web Manufacture, and Drapers, Linen Drapers, Mercers) 132
44 Textile Manufacturers; Numbers employed, 1901 and 1911, and Increase or Decrease per cent. in 1891-1901 and 1901-1911 132
45 Persons returned as working and dealing in Dress, 1901 and 1911; and Increase or Decrease per cent. 136
46 Ages of Milksellers, Butchers, Grocers, Greengrocers and Bakers, 1901 and 1911 (Males) 139
47 Persons returned as Dealing in Spiritous Drinks and Providing Board and Lodging 140
48 Persons without specified Occupations or Unoccupied, 1891, 1901 and 1911 146
49 "Pensioners" and "Retired" according to former Occupations - Males, 1911 149
50 "Pensioners" and "Retired" according to former Occupations - Females, 1911 150
51 Age-distribution of Males aged 20 years and upwards in certain Occupations compared with that of all Occupied Males 153
52 Males per 10,000 living aged 10 years and upwards in Groups of Occupations; England and Wales, Aggregate of Urban Districts, and Aggregate of Rural Districts, 1901 and 1911 155
53 Occupied Females, 1901 and 1911 156
54 Proportions of Females Occupied per 1,000 at various Age-Groups, 1901 and 1911 157
55 Proportions of Females Occupied per 1,000 Total Females at Age-Groups, in two classes of Occupations, 1901 and 1911 157
56 Proportions of Females Occupied per 1,000 living at various Age-Groups in the Aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts 158
57 Females (Unmarried, Married, and Widowed) per 10,000 living aged 10 years and upwards, in Groups of Occupations, 1901 and 1911 159
58 Females (Unmarried, Married, and Widowed) per 10,000 living aged 10 years and upwards, in the Aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts 160
59 Females (Unmarried, Married, and Widowed) per 10,000 in each Age-Group in certain Occupations, 1911 161
60 Age-Distribution of Males under 21 in certain Occupations 165
61 Numbers returned as "Apprentices" in certain Occupations 166
62 Summary of Principal Industries or Services 167
63 Families of Various Sizes in Tenements of Various Sizes per 100,000 Private Families 170
64 Population in Private Families and Tenements of Various Sizes 171
65 Population in Families and Tenements of Various Sizes per 100,000 Private Families in the County of London 171
66 Population and Proportion per cent. of Population living under various conditions of Room Accommodation 173
67 Tenements of Various Sizes, &C., at the Censuses of 1891, 1901 and 1911 174
68 Aggregate of Urban Districts. - Families of Various Sizes in Tenements of Various Sizes per 100,000 Private Families 174
69 Aggregate of Rural Districts. - Families of Various Sizes in Tenements of Various Sizes per 100,000 Private Families 175
70 Tenements of Various Sizes &C., in the Aggregates of Urban and of Rural Districts 176
71 Tenements of Various Sizes &C., in the Aggregates of Urban and of Rural Districts at the Censuses of 1891, 1901 and 1911 177
72 Proportion per cent. of Population living under Various Conditions of Room Accomodation in England and Wales, London, and the Totals of County Boroughs, other Urban Districts and Rural Districts 177
73 Families of Various Sizes in Tenements of Various Sizes per 100,000 Private Families in the County of London 178
74 Population in Families and Tenements of Various Sizes per 100,000 Private Families in the County of London 178
75 Tenements of Various Sizes &C., at the Censuses of 1891, 1901 and 1911, in the County of London 180
76 Number of Tenements of Various Sizes and their Population in the Principal Cities of the United Kingdom 181
77 Tenements of Various Sizes per 1,000 Total Tenements; Population in Tenements of Various Sizes per 1,000 Total Population; and Average Numbers of Occupants per Room in the Principal Cities of the United Kingdom 182
78 Families of Various Sizes per 1,000 Families in Six of the Principal Cities of Great Britain 183
79 Metropolitan Boroughs having the highest proportions of Tenements of Certain Sizes 183
80 Proportion per 1,000 Persons living under Various Conditions of Room Accommodation in Metropolitan Boroughs 184
81 Tenements of less than Five Rooms, &c., in London and the Metropolitan Boroughs at the Censuses of 1901 and 1911 185
82 Counties with the Highest and Lowest Proportions of Tenements of Certain Sizes 186
83 Counties with the Highest and Lowest Proportions of Families of Certain Sizes 187
84 Counties with the Highest and Lowest Proportions of Population living under Various Conditions of Room Accommodation 188
85 Towns with Highest and Lowest Proportion of Families of Certain Sizes 190
86 Towns with Highest and Lowest Proportions of Population living under Various Conditions of Room Accommodation 191
87 Highest and Lowest Average Numbers of Persons per Inhabited House in the Large Towns 197
88 Highest and Lowest Average Numbers of Persons per Inhabited House in Metropolitan Boroughs 197
89 Proportion per cent. of Population in Dwellings of Various Kinds 199
90 Number of Houses (Inhabited, Uninhabited and being Built) at each Census, 1801-1911. Percentage Increase of Population and Inhabited Houses, and proportion of Houses Uninhabited and being Built to Inhabited Houses 200
91 Number of Houses (Inhabited, Uninhabited and being Built) in 1901 and 1911; Percentage Increase of Inhabited Houses, and proportion of Houses Uninhabited and being Built to Inhabited Houses, 1911, in the Totals of Urban Districts, Rural Districts, &c. 200
92 Number of Places of Worship and Average Population to each Place of Worship, 1851 and 1911 201
93 Average Number of Buildings of Various Kinds to 100,000 Population in the Total of Urban Districts, Rural Districts, &c. 202
94 Birthplaces of Persons, Males and Females, and proportions per 100,000 of the Total Population of each Sex, 1911 204
95 Persons Born in the several parts of the United Kingdom and elsewhere per 100,000 of the population enumerated in England and Wales, 1851-1911 205
96 Gain and Loss by Migration in registration Counties, 1901-1911 206
97 Administrative Counties with the Highest and Lowest Proportions of native-born Inhabitants in their Enumerated Populations 206
98 Proportion of Native-born to Total Population in Counties (with Associated County Boroughs) 207
99 Administrative Counties in which Natives where enumerated in Highest and Lowest Proportions to Total Natives of the same Counties enumerated in England and Wales 208
100 Large Towns; Immigration and Emigration 210
101 Birthplaces of the Population of London at each Census, 1861-1911 211
102 Persons born in London and enumerated in certain Counties in England and Wales 213
103 Administrative Counties and Large Towns with Highest Proportions of Natives of Scotland 213
104 Administrative Counties and Large Towns with Highest Proportions of Natives of Ireland 214
105 Persons born Abroad, distinguishing British subjects and Foreigners, and enumerated in England and Wales at each Census, 1851-1911 217
106 Large Towns with High Proportions of Foreign-born British Subjects by Parentage 218
107 Large Towns with High Proportions of Naturalised British Subjects 218
108 Number of Foreigners of Various Nationalities and Proportion of Total Foreigners 219
109 Distribution of Foreigners of Various Nationalities 220
110 Counties and Large Towns with Highest Proportions of Foreigners 222
111 Males and Females of Various Nationalities and Ages per 100,000 Persons at all Ages 223
112 Occupations of Foreigners, 1901 and 1911 224
113 Age-Distribution of Males and Females (1) Born outside Specified Areas and enumerated within them, and (2) Born within Specified Areas and enumerated in other parts of England and Wales; Proportions per 1,000 of each Sex 227
114 Birthplace and Age-Distribution of Males and Females Born outside the Administrative County of Monmouth, but enumerated therein 230
115 Number and Proportion of the Blind at each Census from 1851-1911 234
116 Proportion of Blind per Million of each Sex in each Age-Group, 1871-1911 234
117 Occupations of the Blind aged 10 Years and upwards at the Censuses of 1901 and 1911 235
118 Proportion of Deaf (other than Deaf Mutes) per Million of each Sex in each Age-Group, 1911 236
119 Proportion of Deaf and Dumb per Million of each Sex in each Age-Group, 1871-1911 237
120 Number and Proportion of the Insane at each Census from 1871-1911 238
121 Proportion of the Insane per Million living in each Age-Group, 1871-1911 239
122 Proportion of Lunatic and Imbecile or Feeble-minded per Million living in each Age-Group, 1901 and 1911 240
123 Proportion of Lunatic, Imbecile and Feeble-minded per Million of the Population 240
124 Numbers of the Insane enumerated in Workhouse Institutions, in Lunatic Asylums, in other Institutions, and elsewhere at the Censuses of 1901 and 1911 241
125 Administrative Counties (together with Associated County Boroughs). - Numbers of the Insane enumerated in Workhouses, Lunatic Asylums, other Institutions and elsewhere; also proportions of Insane Persons not in Institutions to 100,000 of the Population 242
126 Total Number of Pauper Lunatics, Idiots and Persons of Unsound Mind belonging to each Administrative County, and to each County Borough on 1st January, 1911 243
127 Wales and Monmouthshire. - Proportional numbers speaking English only, Welsh only, and both English and Welsh, 1901 and 1911 246
128 Wales and Monmouthshire. - Proportions per 1,000 persons at each Age-Group speaking English only, Welsh only, and both English and Welsh, 1911 247
129 Wales and Monmouthshire. - Proportions per 1,000 of Males and of Females at each Age-Group speaking English only, Welsh only, and both English and Welsh, 1911 248
130 Proportions per 1,000 persons at each Age-Group speaking English only, 1911; and proportion at all ages, 1901 and 1911: in Administrative Counties and County Boroughs 249
131 Proportions per 1,000 persons at each Age-Group speaking Welsh only, 1911; and proportion at all ages, 1901 and 1911: in Administrative Counties and County Boroughs 250
132 Proportions per 1,000 persons at each Age-Group speaking both English and Welsh, 1911; and proportion at all ages, 1901 and 1911: in Administrative Counties and County Boroughs 251
133 Proportions per 1,000 persons speaking English and Welsh respectively, inclusive of those speaking both languages, 1901 and 1911; and ratios per cent. of proportions in 1911 to those in 1901: in Administrative Counties and County Boroughs 252

Tables in Appendix C

Table No: Title Page(s)
1 Population enumerated at each Census, 1821 to 1911, in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions 263
2 Increase or Decrease per cent. of Population in each Intercensal Period; Sex-Proportions and Density of Population at each Census, 1821 to 1911, in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions 263
3 Ages of Males and Females in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions, 1911 264
4 Sex- and Age-Distribution of Population in England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland, 1911; Proportion of Males and Females living at Twelve Groups of Ages per Million Persons living at All Ages 265
5 Sex- and Age-Distribution of Population in the United Kingdom, 1891, 1901 and 1911; Proportion of Males and Females living at Twelve Groups of Ages per Million Persons living at All Ages 265
6 Condition as to Marriage of Males and Females at Various Periods of Age in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions, 1911 266
7 Condition as to Marriage: Proportion of Unmarried, Married and Widowed in 1,000 Males and 1,000 Females living, aged 20 years and upwards, in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions, 1891, 1901 and 1911 267
8 Proportions of Unmarried, Married and Widowed Males and Females in 1,000 living at each Age-Group in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions, 1891, 1901 and 1911 268
9 Occupations of Persons (Males and Females) aged 10 years and upwards in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions at ach Census, 1881 to 1911 282
10 Birthplaces of the Population enumerated in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions in 1891, 1901 and 1911 283
11 Numbers of Blind, Deaf and Dumb, and Mentally Deranged in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions, 1911. Males and Females at various Ages 267
12 Proportions of Blind, Deaf and Dumb, and Mentally Deranged per Million living at various Ages in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions, 1911- Males and Females 284
13 Numbers, and Proportions per Million living, of Blind, Deaf and Dumb, and Mentally Deranged in the United Kingdom and in its several Divisions, at the Census of 1911 and at former Censuses 285

Tables in Appendix D

The Vision of Britain system holds no content from any of the tables in this part of the report.