Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 105 Show data context 24 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 27 Show data context 5 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 198 Show data context 32 Show data context
Chemicals 277 Show data context 75 Show data context
Metal Workers 5,062 Show data context 901 Show data context
Precious Metals 44 Show data context 13 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 804 Show data context 101 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 108 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 269 Show data context 115 Show data context
Textile Workers 49 Show data context 137 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 460 Show data context 1,851 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 637 Show data context 482 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,545 Show data context 139 Show data context
Paper, Printing 842 Show data context 421 Show data context
Builders 1,412 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 730 Show data context 12 Show data context
Other Materials 76 Show data context 42 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 300 Show data context 77 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 262 Show data context 7 Show data context
Transport and Communication 7,072 Show data context 317 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 3,536 Show data context 1,509 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,465 Show data context 357 Show data context
Professional Occupations 739 Show data context 1,043 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 190 Show data context 79 Show data context
Personal Service 972 Show data context 3,729 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,797 Show data context 2,365 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,024 Show data context 597 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 484 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 4,648 Show data context 345 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, Deptford MetB 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: 19th October 2021