Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 6,922 Show data context 1,226 Show data context
Defence 59,797 Show data context
Professional Occupations 8,810 Show data context 9,343 Show data context
Domestic Services 15,439 Show data context 53,433 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 9,183 Show data context 2,062 Show data context
Transport 35,304 Show data context 394 Show data context
Agriculture 29,860 Show data context 917 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 886 Show data context 41 Show data context
Metals, Machines 28,638 Show data context 153 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 1,387 Show data context 212 Show data context
Building 25,125 Show data context 7 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 4,394 Show data context 486 Show data context
Brick, Cement 1,391 Show data context 109 Show data context
Chemicals 1,108 Show data context 175 Show data context
Skins, Leather 908 Show data context 80 Show data context
Paper, Prints 2,743 Show data context 1,205 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 1,599 Show data context 2,698 Show data context
Dress 7,258 Show data context 15,675 Show data context
Food, Drink 23,443 Show data context 10,529 Show data context
Gas, Water 2,000 Show data context
Other and Undefined 17,812 Show data context 1,903 Show data context
Unoccupied 58,686 Show data context 248,663 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: 23rd September 2019