Males aged 20 & over, in 9 occupational categories

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1831 Occupational Categories 1831
Farmers employing Labourers 665 Show data context
Farmers not employing Labourers 274 Show data context
Agricultural Labourers 3,637 Show data context
Manufacturing 1,267 Show data context
Retail & Handicrafts 23,780 Show data context
Capitalists, Professionals 8,257 Show data context
Labourers (non-agricultural) 7,695 Show data context
Servants 1,413 Show data context
Other 3,094 Show data context
Date: Source:
1831 1831 Census of Great Britain, Abstract of answers, Table [1] , 'Population Abstract'

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The only information provided by the first three censuses was a three-way categorisation of families. In 1831, this more detailed categorisation was published, although it was limited to males aged 20 and over (although numbers of male servants under 20, and of female servants, were also listed). These are the most detailed parish-level occupational data ever published by the census. Information on the precise occupations of workers in retail trade and handicrafts was also published at county-level.

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Date accessed: 23rd April 2024