Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 271 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 15,084 Show data context 2,207 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,069 Show data context 7 Show data context
Precious Metals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 65 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 62 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Workers 22 Show data context 40 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 317 Show data context 580 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 546 Show data context 468 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 828 Show data context 17 Show data context
Paper, Printing 161 Show data context 120 Show data context
Builders 1,298 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 278 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 15 Show data context 15 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 41 Show data context 2 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 49 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,267 Show data context 71 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,094 Show data context 908 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 292 Show data context 72 Show data context
Professional Occupations 431 Show data context 681 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 81 Show data context 26 Show data context
Personal Service 498 Show data context 3,188 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 574 Show data context 311 Show data context
Warehousemen 138 Show data context 147 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 83 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,126 Show data context 85 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, Parts of Holland 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: 24th October 2021