Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1,294 Show data context 9 Show data context
Agriculture 53,548 Show data context 5,053 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,939 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 3,215 Show data context 64 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 2,889 Show data context 119 Show data context
Chemicals 1,280 Show data context 424 Show data context
Metal Workers 32,079 Show data context 487 Show data context
Precious Metals 223 Show data context 14 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 4,793 Show data context 398 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 831 Show data context 21 Show data context
Skins and Leather 1,196 Show data context 124 Show data context
Textile Workers 580 Show data context 523 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 4,423 Show data context 8,301 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 5,452 Show data context 1,354 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 13,949 Show data context 403 Show data context
Paper, Printing 8,022 Show data context 2,863 Show data context
Builders 14,133 Show data context 39 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 7,635 Show data context 47 Show data context
Other Materials 344 Show data context 269 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 4,355 Show data context 457 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 1,512 Show data context 14 Show data context
Transport and Communication 39,990 Show data context 1,447 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 34,361 Show data context 15,248 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 32,006 Show data context 2,513 Show data context
Professional Occupations 10,791 Show data context 13,498 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 2,148 Show data context 884 Show data context
Personal Service 12,559 Show data context 67,336 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 14,698 Show data context 12,130 Show data context
Warehousemen 4,262 Show data context 1,763 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 4,244 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 32,095 Show data context 1,185 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, Kent 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: 12th December 2019