Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,627 Show data context 111 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,344 Show data context 4 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 171 Show data context 28 Show data context
Chemicals 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 727 Show data context 5 Show data context
Precious Metals 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 65 Show data context 6 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 262 Show data context 766 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 34 Show data context 258 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 43 Show data context 7 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 287 Show data context 13 Show data context
Paper, Printing 19 Show data context 17 Show data context
Builders 300 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 39 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 400 Show data context 16 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 313 Show data context 132 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 74 Show data context 34 Show data context
Professional Occupations 166 Show data context 197 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 140 Show data context 864 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 294 Show data context 114 Show data context
Warehousemen 77 Show data context 28 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 140 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 300 Show data context 11 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, Belper RD 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: 18th June 2019