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 335 Show data context 18 Show data context
Defence of the country 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 976 Show data context 660 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 552 Show data context 5,509 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 1,301 Show data context 29 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,726 Show data context 26 Show data context
Agriculture 2,836 Show data context 157 Show data context
Animals 153 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 296 Show data context 58 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 1,567 Show data context 33 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 4,053 Show data context 33 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 239 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 274 Show data context 31 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 67 Show data context 65 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 2,095 Show data context 478 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 16,408 Show data context 13,386 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 1,452 Show data context 2,125 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 198 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 328 Show data context 47 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 4,085 Show data context 39 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 3,095 Show data context 551 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 46 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 432 Show data context 3,624 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 372 Show data context 20,933 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, Huddersfield 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/10081762/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 28th June 2022