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 395 Show data context 29 Show data context
Defence of the country 30 Show data context
Professionals 556 Show data context 452 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 360 Show data context 3,054 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 576 Show data context 9 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,887 Show data context 20 Show data context
Agriculture 1,605 Show data context 52 Show data context
Animals 158 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 197 Show data context 26 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 581 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,924 Show data context 28 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 206 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 40 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 94 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 29 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 1,591 Show data context 179 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,902 Show data context 2,455 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 666 Show data context 971 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 173 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 258 Show data context 222 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 9,175 Show data context 71 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 2,241 Show data context 361 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 57 Show data context 5 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 361 Show data context 2,289 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 289 Show data context 13,656 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, Wakefield PLU/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/10029570/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 25th September 2021