Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,965 Show data context 230 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 850 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 220 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 7 Show data context 10 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 45 Show data context 74 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 89 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 188 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Printing 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
Builders 329 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 25 Show data context 9 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 395 Show data context 12 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 239 Show data context 111 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 54 Show data context 21 Show data context
Professional Occupations 89 Show data context 192 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 125 Show data context 824 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 105 Show data context 36 Show data context
Warehousemen 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 64 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 688 Show data context 10 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, Oswestry RD 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 October 2021