Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 113 Show data context 10 Show data context
Defence of the country 132 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 468 Show data context 423 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 723 Show data context 3,897 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 229 Show data context 22 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 415 Show data context 4 Show data context
Agriculture 683 Show data context 28 Show data context
Animals 131 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 73 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 47 Show data context 53 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,222 Show data context 21 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 67 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 43 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 633 Show data context 192 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 77 Show data context 73 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 221 Show data context 541 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 51 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 340 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 689 Show data context 43 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 18 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 273 Show data context 1,637 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 176 Show data context 4,139 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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This data matrix presents simplified version of the 1881 occupational data, using the 24 'Orders' used in the published reports for 1881, plus an 'Unknown' category. Many of these categories combine 'Workers and Dealers' in different commodities, so it is impossible to distinguish workers in manufacturing and services.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Christchurch RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10478250/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 16th October 2019