Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 5,604 Show data context 907 Show data context
Defence 26,913 Show data context
Professional Occupations 7,501 Show data context 7,851 Show data context
Domestic Services 9,824 Show data context 45,374 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 7,234 Show data context 1,259 Show data context
Transport 22,421 Show data context 219 Show data context
Agriculture 42,609 Show data context 5,055 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 3,178 Show data context 44 Show data context
Metals, Machines 17,054 Show data context 197 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 1,356 Show data context 198 Show data context
Building 21,011 Show data context 9 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 3,993 Show data context 430 Show data context
Brick, Cement 1,121 Show data context 204 Show data context
Chemicals 1,276 Show data context 231 Show data context
Skins, Leather 1,365 Show data context 233 Show data context
Paper, Prints 3,066 Show data context 1,291 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 2,438 Show data context 5,216 Show data context
Dress 7,257 Show data context 15,720 Show data context
Food, Drink 16,681 Show data context 9,496 Show data context
Gas, Water 1,383 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined 14,293 Show data context 1,844 Show data context
Unoccupied 49,883 Show data context 207,894 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 09th August 2020