Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 8,793 Show data context 1,450 Show data context
Defence 28,462 Show data context
Professional Occupations 11,879 Show data context 12,172 Show data context
Domestic Services 17,590 Show data context 69,077 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 14,124 Show data context 2,662 Show data context
Transport 36,266 Show data context 370 Show data context
Agriculture 49,434 Show data context 2,466 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 2,913 Show data context 36 Show data context
Metals, Machines 29,563 Show data context 281 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 2,126 Show data context 193 Show data context
Building 29,990 Show data context 17 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 5,443 Show data context 410 Show data context
Brick, Cement 8,739 Show data context 135 Show data context
Chemicals 2,874 Show data context 868 Show data context
Skins, Leather 1,566 Show data context 87 Show data context
Paper, Prints 7,697 Show data context 2,928 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 2,442 Show data context 3,480 Show data context
Dress 7,482 Show data context 13,776 Show data context
Food, Drink 30,655 Show data context 12,780 Show data context
Gas, Water 2,832 Show data context
Other and Undefined 22,175 Show data context 2,512 Show data context
Unoccupied 77,390 Show data context 309,603 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 12th December 2019