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 93 Show data context 8 Show data context
Defence of the country 18 Show data context
Professionals 379 Show data context 299 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 369 Show data context 2,201 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 390 Show data context 6 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 312 Show data context
Agriculture 1,772 Show data context 44 Show data context
Animals 87 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 124 Show data context 28 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 524 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,242 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 75 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 38 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 677 Show data context 147 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 3,346 Show data context 2,757 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 405 Show data context 577 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 273 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 82 Show data context 20 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 1,203 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 645 Show data context 86 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 14 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 225 Show data context 1,601 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 186 Show data context 6,267 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, Wharfedale 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/10029636/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 04th April 2020