Males aged 20 & over, in 9 occupational categories

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1831 Occupational Categories 1831
Farmers employing Labourers 560 Show data context
Farmers not employing Labourers 1,055 Show data context
Agricultural Labourers 1,789 Show data context
Manufacturing 199 Show data context
Retail & Handicrafts 2,309 Show data context
Capitalists, Professionals 340 Show data context
Labourers (non-agricultural) 985 Show data context
Servants 62 Show data context
Other 600 Show data context
Date: Source:
1831 1831 Census of Great Britain, Abstract of answers, Table [1] , 'Population Abstract'

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The only information provided by the first three censuses was a three-way categorisation of families. In 1831, this more detailed categorisation was published, although it was limited to males aged 20 and over (although numbers of male servants under 20, and of female servants, were also listed). These are the most detailed parish-level occupational data ever published by the census. Information on the precise occupations of workers in retail trade and handicrafts was also published at county-level.


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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Moray ScoCnty through time | Industry Statistics | Males aged 20 & over, in 9 occupational categories, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th April 2024