Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 895 Show data context 82 Show data context
Defence of the Country 521 Show data context
Professions and Arts 2,832 Show data context 1,591 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 126 Show data context 65,637 Show data context
Personal [Services] 2,902 Show data context 15,031 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 1,351 Show data context 240 Show data context
[Transport] 3,485 Show data context 42 Show data context
[Farming] 55,130 Show data context 12,227 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 2,630 Show data context 2 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 10,361 Show data context 483 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 6,718 Show data context 9,115 Show data context
Food and Drink 6,327 Show data context 1,408 Show data context
Animal Substances 473 Show data context 26 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 1,102 Show data context 24 Show data context
Mineral Substances 5,888 Show data context 53 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 3,950 Show data context 33 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 353 Show data context 1,529 Show data context
Supported by the Community 423 Show data context 1,633 Show data context
Unknown 729 Show data context 1,363 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lincolnshire RegC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10054771/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 23rd October 2021