Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 84 Show data context 8 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 54 Show data context 13 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 220 Show data context 31 Show data context
Chemicals 285 Show data context 119 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,953 Show data context 615 Show data context
Precious Metals 102 Show data context 24 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 770 Show data context 80 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 148 Show data context 23 Show data context
Skins and Leather 795 Show data context 627 Show data context
Textile Workers 92 Show data context 128 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,196 Show data context 3,960 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,515 Show data context 1,547 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 2,041 Show data context 240 Show data context
Paper, Printing 3,792 Show data context 3,530 Show data context
Builders 1,839 Show data context 10 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,238 Show data context 16 Show data context
Other Materials 382 Show data context 315 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 380 Show data context 350 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 128 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport and Communication 13,695 Show data context 573 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 5,710 Show data context 2,048 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,040 Show data context 315 Show data context
Professional Occupations 504 Show data context 811 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 612 Show data context 235 Show data context
Personal Service 3,477 Show data context 8,418 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,754 Show data context 2,665 Show data context
Warehousemen 3,914 Show data context 2,166 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 454 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 6,399 Show data context 961 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, Southwark MetB 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: 20th August 2022