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 31 Show data context 3 Show data context
Defence of the country 5 Show data context
Professionals 83 Show data context 72 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 195 Show data context 763 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 33 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 114 Show data context 2 Show data context
Agriculture 1,591 Show data context 46 Show data context
Animals 81 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 24 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 240 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 188 Show data context 42 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 17 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 98 Show data context 142 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 182 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 125 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 3 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 57 Show data context 676 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 28 Show data context 1,425 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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Great Ouseburn PLU/GilU/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/10112175/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 26th October 2020