Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 485 Show data context 36 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 30 Show data context 6 Show data context
Chemicals 21 Show data context 5 Show data context
Metal Workers 566 Show data context 14 Show data context
Precious Metals 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 148 Show data context 24 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 50 Show data context 9 Show data context
Skins and Leather 12 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 38 Show data context 103 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 627 Show data context 1,024 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 130 Show data context 19 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 343 Show data context 13 Show data context
Paper, Printing 400 Show data context 136 Show data context
Builders 476 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 243 Show data context 6 Show data context
Other Materials 98 Show data context 77 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 69 Show data context 22 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 46 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 723 Show data context 34 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 961 Show data context 350 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 249 Show data context 58 Show data context
Professional Occupations 352 Show data context 285 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 41 Show data context 16 Show data context
Personal Service 268 Show data context 1,444 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 650 Show data context 442 Show data context
Warehousemen 168 Show data context 104 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 49 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 506 Show data context 31 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, St Albans 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: 25th September 2020