Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 2,391 Show data context 561 Show data context
Defence 475 Show data context
Professional Occupations 4,316 Show data context 3,921 Show data context
Domestic Services 8,304 Show data context 21,730 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 5,501 Show data context 1,137 Show data context
Transport 10,413 Show data context 138 Show data context
Agriculture 17,970 Show data context 367 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 597 Show data context 16 Show data context
Metals, Machines 4,869 Show data context 81 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 884 Show data context 344 Show data context
Building 11,504 Show data context 10 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 1,818 Show data context 117 Show data context
Brick, Cement 352 Show data context 36 Show data context
Chemicals 1,091 Show data context 436 Show data context
Skins, Leather 869 Show data context 389 Show data context
Paper, Prints 3,457 Show data context 1,869 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 785 Show data context 1,098 Show data context
Dress 3,049 Show data context 5,600 Show data context
Food, Drink 9,311 Show data context 3,265 Show data context
Gas, Water 752 Show data context
Other and Undefined 5,643 Show data context 451 Show data context
Unoccupied 23,499 Show data context 90,673 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 01st June 2020