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 1,221 Show data context 106 Show data context
Defence of the country 453 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 3,546 Show data context 3,437 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 4,997 Show data context 27,153 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 2,311 Show data context 44 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 6,841 Show data context 72 Show data context
Agriculture 58,506 Show data context 1,632 Show data context
Animals 6,225 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 643 Show data context 27 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 2,770 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 10,261 Show data context 80 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 1,945 Show data context 17 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 700 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 489 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 84 Show data context 169 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 9,588 Show data context 1,534 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,586 Show data context 650 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 4,871 Show data context 7,009 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 650 Show data context 71 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 1,307 Show data context 59 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 11,557 Show data context 65 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 12,611 Show data context 549 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 196 Show data context 4 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 88,316 Show data context 188,621 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lincolnshire RegC 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/10054771/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 23rd October 2021