Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 352 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 18,815 Show data context 960 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 931 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 27 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 781 Show data context 98 Show data context
Chemicals 315 Show data context 45 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,121 Show data context 19 Show data context
Precious Metals 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 387 Show data context 4 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 111 Show data context 2 Show data context
Skins and Leather 159 Show data context 20 Show data context
Textile Workers 448 Show data context 665 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 983 Show data context 2,056 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,725 Show data context 174 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 2,952 Show data context 96 Show data context
Paper, Printing 456 Show data context 103 Show data context
Builders 3,820 Show data context 11 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,268 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other Materials 53 Show data context 16 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 198 Show data context 9 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 332 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 7,606 Show data context 248 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 5,563 Show data context 2,909 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 7,614 Show data context 392 Show data context
Professional Occupations 1,901 Show data context 2,757 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 348 Show data context 106 Show data context
Personal Service 2,259 Show data context 14,370 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,651 Show data context 1,309 Show data context
Warehousemen 477 Show data context 96 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 497 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 5,409 Show data context 128 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, Dorset AdmC 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: 09th August 2020