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 1,774 Show data context 134 Show data context
Defence of the country 2,462 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professionals 5,468 Show data context 5,413 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 8,198 Show data context 46,454 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 3,322 Show data context 221 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 10,086 Show data context 127 Show data context
Agriculture 38,887 Show data context 528 Show data context
Animals 3,450 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 1,194 Show data context 112 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 1,613 Show data context 58 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 19,501 Show data context 241 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 1,822 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 372 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 409 Show data context 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 126 Show data context 36 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 12,613 Show data context 3,822 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,543 Show data context 323 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 4,404 Show data context 8,439 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 424 Show data context 31 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 2,287 Show data context 182 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 8,513 Show data context 107 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 12,520 Show data context 801 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 219 Show data context 10 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 93,020 Show data context 192,260 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Sussex RegC 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/10152860/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 25th September 2021