Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 1,560 Show data context 344 Show data context
Defence 9,096 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,241 Show data context 2,589 Show data context
Domestic Services 4,686 Show data context 14,139 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 1,837 Show data context 324 Show data context
Transport 6,805 Show data context 76 Show data context
Agriculture 18,100 Show data context 1,060 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 1,944 Show data context 4 Show data context
Metals, Machines 3,423 Show data context 17 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 254 Show data context 31 Show data context
Building 7,332 Show data context 2 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 1,207 Show data context 78 Show data context
Brick, Cement 1,086 Show data context 71 Show data context
Chemicals 185 Show data context 25 Show data context
Skins, Leather 265 Show data context 18 Show data context
Paper, Prints 548 Show data context 194 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 939 Show data context 1,435 Show data context
Dress 1,718 Show data context 3,771 Show data context
Food, Drink 6,035 Show data context 2,490 Show data context
Gas, Water 508 Show data context
Other and Undefined 4,440 Show data context 433 Show data context
Unoccupied 15,514 Show data context 64,767 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 09th August 2020