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

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 2,801 Show data context 204 Show data context
Defence of the country 21,460 Show data context 2 Show data context
Professionals 5,222 Show data context 5,092 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 7,785 Show data context 42,841 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 3,545 Show data context 110 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 14,860 Show data context 126 Show data context
Agriculture 35,450 Show data context 746 Show data context
Animals 2,602 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 1,172 Show data context 112 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 3,335 Show data context 110 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 17,969 Show data context 239 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 1,567 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 3,785 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 484 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 125 Show data context 48 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 12,674 Show data context 3,146 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,568 Show data context 1,101 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 5,563 Show data context 12,365 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 458 Show data context 56 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 2,560 Show data context 361 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 8,595 Show data context 131 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 18,903 Show data context 957 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 248 Show data context 15 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 108,579 Show data context 226,301 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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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, Hampshire RegC 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/10107350/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 22nd October 2019