Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1,705 Show data context 8 Show data context
Agriculture 43,912 Show data context 2,667 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,465 Show data context 3 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 79 Show data context 6 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 819 Show data context 126 Show data context
Chemicals 344 Show data context 57 Show data context
Metal Workers 16,723 Show data context 107 Show data context
Precious Metals 72 Show data context 7 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,998 Show data context 13 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 424 Show data context 11 Show data context
Skins and Leather 848 Show data context 99 Show data context
Textile Workers 998 Show data context 1,662 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 3,993 Show data context 9,252 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 3,800 Show data context 724 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 9,483 Show data context 243 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,396 Show data context 1,005 Show data context
Builders 10,510 Show data context 26 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,599 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other Materials 185 Show data context 178 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 2,384 Show data context 67 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 742 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport and Communication 24,323 Show data context 867 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 18,546 Show data context 10,814 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 27,688 Show data context 1,334 Show data context
Professional Occupations 6,428 Show data context 7,888 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,044 Show data context 418 Show data context
Personal Service 7,195 Show data context 44,602 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 6,311 Show data context 5,052 Show data context
Warehousemen 2,269 Show data context 625 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,145 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 16,734 Show data context 550 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, Devon AdmC 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: 09th August 2020