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

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male
General/Local Government 72 Show data context
Defence of the country 11 Show data context
Professionals 303 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 150 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 172 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 368 Show data context
Agriculture 458 Show data context
Animals 38 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 40 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 107 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 561 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 18 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 581 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,380 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 227 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 27 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 179 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 1,340 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 624 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 2 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 224 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 4,472 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of Scotland, Ages, Table [32] , 'Occupations of Males and Females at different Ages in each of the Counties of Scotland'

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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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Clackmannanshire ScoCnty 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/10036045/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 25th May 2019