Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 23,565 Show data context 1,845 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6,120 Show data context 16 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 202 Show data context 13 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 994 Show data context 301 Show data context
Chemicals 71 Show data context 6 Show data context
Metal Workers 8,397 Show data context 94 Show data context
Precious Metals 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 377 Show data context 6 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 105 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 279 Show data context 29 Show data context
Textile Workers 306 Show data context 348 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 967 Show data context 1,498 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,347 Show data context 318 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 2,882 Show data context 73 Show data context
Paper, Printing 354 Show data context 93 Show data context
Builders 4,211 Show data context 23 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,086 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other Materials 29 Show data context 41 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 233 Show data context 57 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 234 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 7,588 Show data context 273 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 5,566 Show data context 2,785 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,039 Show data context 416 Show data context
Professional Occupations 1,849 Show data context 2,304 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 242 Show data context 66 Show data context
Personal Service 2,152 Show data context 13,619 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,987 Show data context 1,096 Show data context
Warehousemen 465 Show data context 102 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 828 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 5,068 Show data context 133 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, Shropshire 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: 25th August 2019