Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 20,157 Show data context 954 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 148 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 101 Show data context 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 272 Show data context 214 Show data context
Chemicals 402 Show data context 148 Show data context
Metal Workers 7,193 Show data context 271 Show data context
Precious Metals 84 Show data context 8 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,141 Show data context 178 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 305 Show data context 63 Show data context
Skins and Leather 465 Show data context 136 Show data context
Textile Workers 231 Show data context 338 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 2,044 Show data context 4,300 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,392 Show data context 547 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 5,134 Show data context 153 Show data context
Paper, Printing 3,619 Show data context 2,363 Show data context
Builders 6,698 Show data context 22 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,555 Show data context 20 Show data context
Other Materials 469 Show data context 433 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 651 Show data context 432 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 482 Show data context 4 Show data context
Transport and Communication 9,865 Show data context 434 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 9,975 Show data context 3,668 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,774 Show data context 770 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,986 Show data context 4,511 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 585 Show data context 168 Show data context
Personal Service 3,532 Show data context 19,062 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 6,437 Show data context 4,289 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,248 Show data context 1,038 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 803 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 7,116 Show data context 313 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, Hertfordshire 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 May 2020