Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 799 Show data context 33 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 66 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 81 Show data context 8 Show data context
Chemicals 53 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,530 Show data context 22 Show data context
Precious Metals 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 169 Show data context 3 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 48 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 66 Show data context 15 Show data context
Textile Workers 12 Show data context 101 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 561 Show data context 1,219 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 426 Show data context 91 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 926 Show data context 43 Show data context
Paper, Printing 488 Show data context 178 Show data context
Builders 867 Show data context 6 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 416 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Materials 35 Show data context 49 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 98 Show data context 7 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 94 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 3,032 Show data context 118 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,372 Show data context 1,268 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,545 Show data context 142 Show data context
Professional Occupations 926 Show data context 811 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 98 Show data context 40 Show data context
Personal Service 620 Show data context 3,834 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 943 Show data context 557 Show data context
Warehousemen 363 Show data context 88 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 96 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,450 Show data context 109 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, Exeter MB/CB 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: 14th December 2019