Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 259 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,014 Show data context 20 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 25 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 15 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Workers 852 Show data context 8 Show data context
Precious Metals 16 Show data context 3 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 201 Show data context 5 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 52 Show data context 2 Show data context
Skins and Leather 25 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textile Workers 9 Show data context 14 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 389 Show data context 818 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 379 Show data context 61 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 656 Show data context 23 Show data context
Paper, Printing 351 Show data context 127 Show data context
Builders 716 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 660 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 123 Show data context 9 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 116 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,480 Show data context 102 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,943 Show data context 1,365 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 662 Show data context 134 Show data context
Professional Occupations 883 Show data context 1,324 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 179 Show data context 74 Show data context
Personal Service 1,165 Show data context 7,005 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 908 Show data context 927 Show data context
Warehousemen 199 Show data context 40 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 94 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,414 Show data context 41 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, Hastings CB/MB 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: 22nd October 2021