1841 Census of Great Britain, Occupations (Sample Report Title: Abstract of the Answers and Returns made pursuant to Acts 3 & 4 Vict. c. 99, and 4 Vict. c. 7, intituled respectively " An Act "for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain," and "An Act to amend the "Acts of the last Session for taking an Account of the Population." Occupation Abstract, 1841: Part I. England and Wales, and Islands in the British Seas), Table [2]: " TABLE showing the Number of Persons in Great Britain engaged in the Manufacture of Cotton, Hose, Lace, Wool and Worsted, Silk, and Flax and Linen.".

  COTTON
MALES. FEMALES. TOTAL.
20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age 20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age
ENGLAND AND WALES, AND ISLES IN THE BRITISH SEAS 73,819 36,727 67,182 50,440 228,168
SCOTLAND 31,991 12,241 16,648 13,328 74,208
TOTAL 105,810 48,968 83,830 63,768 302,376
Add Proportion of Fabric not specified 32,302 10,203 20,640 12,141 75,286
TOTAL GREAT BRITAIN 138,112 59,171 104,470 75,909 377,662
  HOSE
MALES. FEMALES. TOTAL.
20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age 20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age
ENGLAND AND WALES, AND ISLES IN THE BRITISH SEAS 23,820 3,726 6,071 2,371 35,988
SCOTLAND 1,362 416 2,066 99 3,943
TOTAL 25,182 4,142 8,137 2,470 39,931
Add Proportion of Fabric not specified 7,689 863 2,003 470 11,024
TOTAL GREAT BRITAIN 32,870 5,005 10,140 2,940 50,955
  LACE
MALES. FEMALES. TOTAL.
20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age 20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age
ENGLAND AND WALES, AND ISLES IN THE BRITISH SEAS 5,330 1,072 14,425 5,655 26,482
SCOTLAND 43 10 1,451 429 1,933
TOTAL 5,373 1,082 15,876 6,084 28,415
Add Proportion of Fabric not specified 1,640 225 3,909 1,158 6,932
TOTAL GREAT BRITAIN 7,013 1,307 19,785 7,242 35,347
  WOOL AND WORSTED
MALES. FEMALES. TOTAL.
20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age 20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age
ENGLAND AND WALES, AND ISLES IN THE BRITISH SEAS 66,092 17,758 21,819 15,580 121,249
SCOTLAND 6,508 1,753 1,510 1,123 10,894
TOTAL 72,600 19,511 23,329 16,703 132,143
Add Proportion of Fabric not specified 22,164 4,065 5,744 3,180 35,153
TOTAL GREAT BRITAIN 94,764 23,576 29,073 19,883 167,296
  SILK
MALES. FEMALES. TOTAL.
20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age 20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age
ENGLAND AND WALES, AND ISLES IN THE BRITISH SEAS 22,267 7,170 20,723 12,509 62,669
SCOTLAND 2,191 521 767 743 4,222
TOTAL 24,458 7,691 21,490 13,252 66,891
Add Proportion of Fabric not specified 7,466 1,602 5,291 2,523 16,882
TOTAL GREAT BRITAIN 31,924 9,293 26,781 15,775 83,773
  FLAX and LINEN
MALES. FEMALES. TOTAL.
20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age 20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age
ENGLAND AND WALES, AND ISLES IN THE BRITISH SEAS 8,819 2,817 3,504 4,008 19,148
SCOTLAND 21,395 6,211 13,203 7,791 48,600
TOTAL 30,214 9,028 16,707 11,799 67,748
Add Proportion of Fabric not specified 9,224 1,880 4,114 2,247 17,465
TOTAL GREAT BRITAIN 39,773 10,908 20,821 14,046 85,213
  FABRIC not SPECIFIED
Weavers, Spinners, and Factory Workers
MALES. FEMALES. TOTAL.
20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age 20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age
ENGLAND AND WALES, AND ISLES IN THE BRITISH SEAS 65,462 14,932 28,483 15,927 124,804
SCOTLAND 15,022 3,906 13,218 5,792 37,938
TOTAL GREAT BRITAIN 80,484 18,838 41,701 21,719 162,742
  TOTAL of TEXTILE FABRICS
MALES. FEMALES. TOTAL.
20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age 20 Years of Age and upwards Under 20 Years of Age
ENGLAND AND WALES, AND ISLES IN THE BRITISH SEAS 265,609 84,202 162,207 106,490 618,508
SCOTLAND 78,512 25,059 48,863 29,305 181,738
TOTAL GREAT BRITAIN 344,121 109,260 211,070 135,795 800,246