Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 16 Show data context 3 Show data context
Defence of the country 2 Show data context
Professionals 28 Show data context 26 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 66 Show data context 385 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 66 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 667 Show data context 17 Show data context
Animals 13 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 24 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 116 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 94 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 63 Show data context 86 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 21 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 22 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 145 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 150 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 5 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 21 Show data context 194 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 37 Show data context 899 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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This data matrix presents simplified version of the 1881 occupational data, using the 24 'Orders' used in the published reports for 1881, plus an 'Unknown' category. Many of these categories combine 'Workers and Dealers' in different commodities, so it is impossible to distinguish workers in manufacturing and services.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Clarborough SubD through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10553830/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 21st November 2018