Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 315 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 33,471 Show data context 1,686 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 227 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 95 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 795 Show data context 13 Show data context
Chemicals 385 Show data context 95 Show data context
Metal Workers 29,729 Show data context 317 Show data context
Precious Metals 103 Show data context 15 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 3,934 Show data context 279 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 511 Show data context 17 Show data context
Skins and Leather 639 Show data context 71 Show data context
Textile Workers 148 Show data context 147 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 4,242 Show data context 10,001 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 4,616 Show data context 890 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 11,775 Show data context 401 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,416 Show data context 1,198 Show data context
Builders 10,765 Show data context 18 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 6,734 Show data context 42 Show data context
Other Materials 188 Show data context 83 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 4,089 Show data context 138 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 834 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport and Communication 36,854 Show data context 1,156 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 24,768 Show data context 12,969 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 50,647 Show data context 1,434 Show data context
Professional Occupations 7,703 Show data context 9,866 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,768 Show data context 667 Show data context
Personal Service 10,616 Show data context 53,930 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 7,992 Show data context 7,100 Show data context
Warehousemen 3,092 Show data context 773 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 2,153 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 26,521 Show data context 837 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, Hampshire 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: 19th September 2019