Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male
General/Local Government 276 Show data context
Defence of the country 1,129 Show data context
Professionals 1,499 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 682 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 597 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,308 Show data context
Agriculture 10,176 Show data context
Animals 2,801 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 151 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 200 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 2,220 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 102 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 103 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 31 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 819 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 293 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 973 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 30 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 202 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 810 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,886 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 6 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 1,310 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 14,293 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of Scotland, Ages, Table [32] , 'Occupations of Males and Females at different Ages in each of the Counties of Scotland'

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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, Inverness Shire ScoCnty 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/10170072/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 15th October 2021