Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 81 Show data context 19 Show data context
Agriculture 10,698 Show data context 2,377 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 14,573 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 71 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 212 Show data context 52 Show data context
Chemicals 83 Show data context 22 Show data context
Metal Workers 9,459 Show data context 1,240 Show data context
Precious Metals 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 346 Show data context 1 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 27 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 90 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Workers 400 Show data context 241 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 778 Show data context 1,865 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 380 Show data context 97 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,558 Show data context 31 Show data context
Paper, Printing 158 Show data context 30 Show data context
Builders 2,490 Show data context 4 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 293 Show data context 6 Show data context
Other Materials 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 168 Show data context 5 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 91 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 3,874 Show data context 154 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 3,166 Show data context 1,896 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 622 Show data context 152 Show data context
Professional Occupations 1,490 Show data context 1,205 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 104 Show data context 41 Show data context
Personal Service 694 Show data context 5,185 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,156 Show data context 409 Show data context
Warehousemen 333 Show data context 60 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,405 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 2,661 Show data context 75 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, Carmarthenshire 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: 17th January 2022