Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 16,700 Show data context 902 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 50,459 Show data context 46 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 375 Show data context 9 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 956 Show data context 119 Show data context
Chemicals 605 Show data context 249 Show data context
Metal Workers 20,863 Show data context 1,784 Show data context
Precious Metals 81 Show data context 32 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,882 Show data context 104 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 287 Show data context 13 Show data context
Skins and Leather 915 Show data context 333 Show data context
Textile Workers 10,280 Show data context 21,265 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 2,944 Show data context 12,672 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 3,991 Show data context 2,084 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 7,886 Show data context 537 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,676 Show data context 2,057 Show data context
Builders 8,303 Show data context 25 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,495 Show data context 31 Show data context
Other Materials 292 Show data context 102 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,210 Show data context 241 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 616 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport and Communication 18,956 Show data context 1,285 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 17,269 Show data context 7,105 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 4,420 Show data context 807 Show data context
Professional Occupations 4,002 Show data context 4,766 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 935 Show data context 330 Show data context
Personal Service 4,544 Show data context 19,672 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 7,235 Show data context 5,906 Show data context
Warehousemen 3,923 Show data context 3,062 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 3,179 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 10,045 Show data context 717 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'

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All persons of working age (12 or above in 1921), categorised by gender and the system of 31 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1921 Census of Population (we exclude Order 32 which covered the retired or otherwise unoccupied).

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Nottinghamshire AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2019