1911 Census of England and Wales, General Report with Appendices, Table 117: " Occupations of the Blind aged 10 Years and upwards at the Censuses of 1901 and 1911".

MALES.

Occupations. Number engaged in
Occupations.
Proportion
per 1,000.
1901. 1911.  
Total. Total. Un-
married
and
Widowed.
Married. 1901. 1911.
Total Blind, aged 10 years and upwards,
   Occupied and Unoccupied
12,483 12,667 7,130 5,537 1,000 1,000
           
Total Retired or Unoccupied 7,836 8,279 5,103 3,176 628 654
Total Occupied 4,647 4,388 2,027 2,361 372 346
           
Clergymen, Priests, Ministers, Missionaries,
   Scripture Readers, Itinerant Preachers
66 59 20 39 5 5
Schoolmasters, Teachers, Professors, Lecturers 47 41 19 22 4 3
Musicians, Music Masters, Singers 534 438 185 253 43 35
Brokers, Agents, Factors 179 209 92 117 14 16
Farmers, Graziers 142 126 58 68 11 10
Agricultural Labourers 70 45 14 31 6 4
Coal, Coke—Merchants, Dealers 34 41 5 36 3 3
Musical Instrument Makers (including Tuners) 208 269 152 117 17 21
Willow, Cane, Rush—Workers; Basket Makers 936 875 530 345 75 69
Brush, Broom—Makers; Hair, Bristle Workers 158 156 83 73 13 12
Mat Makers 157 186 127 59 13 15
Boot, Shoe—Makers 38 59 29 30 3 5
Grocers ; Tea, Coffee, Chocolate—Dealers 153 160 63 97 12 13
General or Unclassified Shopkeepers ; Dealers 38 59 18 41 3 5
Costermongers, Hawkers, Street Sellers, in-
   cluding News—Boys, Vendors (Street or
   undefined)
268 287 136 151 21 23
General Labourers 123 94 49 45 10 7
All other Occupations 1,496 1,284 447 837 119 100
           
Retired (not Army or Navy) 1,793 2,945 1,535 1,410 144 232
Pensioners 153 339 148 191 12 27
Old Age Pensioners (Occupation or Former
   Occupation not stated)
210 100 110 17
Private Means 604 314 168 146 48 25
Others Unoccupied (including Scholars and
   Students)
5,286 4,471 3,152 1,319 424 353

FEMALES.

Occupations. Number engaged in
Occupations.
Proportion
per 1,000.
1901. 1911. 1901. 1911.
Total. Total. Un-
married
and
Widowed.
Married. Widowed.
Total Blind, aged 10 years and upwards,
   Occupied and Unoccupied
11,684 12,595 5,247 2,899 4,449 1,000 1,000
             
Total Retired or Unoccupied 10,655 11,457 4,376 2,799 4,282 912 910
Total Occupied 1,029 1,138 871 100 167 88 90
             
Schoolmistresses, Teachers, Professors,
   Lecturers
53 62 58 3 1 5 5
Musicians, Music Mistresses, Singers 69 63 50 10 3 6 5
Domestic Indoor Servants 98 88 74 5 9 8 7
Brokers, Agents, Factors 33 49 40 3 6 3 4
Willow, Cane, Rush—Workers ; Basket
   Makers
184 224 199 15 10 16 18
Brush, Broom—Makers ; Hair, Bristle—
   Workers
66 67 61 5 1 6 5
Hosiery Manufacture 43 138 126 4 8 4 11
Fancy Goods (Textile), Smallware, etc.
   Manufacture
101 53 51 1 1 9 4
Lodging House, Boarding
   House—Keepers
12 35 6 5 24 1 3
Costermongers, Hawkers, Street Sellers 28 41 11 13 17 2 3
All other Occupations 342 318 195 36 87 28 25
             
Retired 505 700 292 51 357 43 56
Pensioners 11 75 33 6 36 1 6
Old Age Pensioners (Occupation or
   Former Occupation not stated)
347 49 51 247 28
Private Means 1,103 771 374 14 383 94 61
Others Unoccupied (including Scholars
   and Students).
9,036 9,564 3,628 2,677 3,259 774 759