Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 427 Show data context 5 Show data context
Defence of the Country 75 Show data context
Professions and Arts 1,021 Show data context 296 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 51 Show data context 10,963 Show data context
Personal [Services] 456 Show data context 2,256 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 961 Show data context 171 Show data context
[Transport] 1,400 Show data context 21 Show data context
[Farming] 87 Show data context 13 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 255 Show data context 2 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 5,843 Show data context 805 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 1,614 Show data context 3,720 Show data context
Food and Drink 1,421 Show data context 285 Show data context
Animal Substances 443 Show data context 150 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 655 Show data context 154 Show data context
Mineral Substances 2,343 Show data context 117 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 518 Show data context 14 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 68 Show data context 298 Show data context
Supported by the Community 43 Show data context 60 Show data context
Unknown 150 Show data context 342 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Clerkenwell PLPar/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10477025/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 26th January 2020