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 68 Show data context 7 Show data context
Defence of the country 20 Show data context
Professionals 201 Show data context 194 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 227 Show data context 1,868 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 184 Show data context 6 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 435 Show data context 13 Show data context
Agriculture 2,270 Show data context 136 Show data context
Animals 105 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 16 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 161 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 685 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 115 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 78 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 533 Show data context 144 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,022 Show data context 2,255 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 419 Show data context 472 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 88 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 2,346 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 699 Show data context 78 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 11 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 153 Show data context 1,684 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 65 Show data context 3,963 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, Congleton 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/10055921/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 27th November 2021