Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 530 Show data context 28 Show data context
Defence of the Country 85 Show data context
Professions and Arts 712 Show data context 383 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 73 Show data context 9,780 Show data context
Personal [Services] 981 Show data context 3,659 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 775 Show data context 90 Show data context
[Transport] 730 Show data context 6 Show data context
[Farming] 3,203 Show data context 345 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 197 Show data context 2 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 3,106 Show data context 167 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 867 Show data context 2,105 Show data context
Food and Drink 1,111 Show data context 172 Show data context
Animal Substances 56 Show data context 6 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 338 Show data context 72 Show data context
Mineral Substances 861 Show data context 19 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 930 Show data context 12 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 151 Show data context 611 Show data context
Supported by the Community 24 Show data context 132 Show data context
Unknown 132 Show data context 266 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Edmonton PLU/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10085469/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 26th September 2020