Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 2,643 Show data context 815 Show data context
Defence 1,495 Show data context
Professional Occupations 4,485 Show data context 5,116 Show data context
Domestic Services 7,862 Show data context 26,215 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 5,297 Show data context 787 Show data context
Transport 14,269 Show data context 132 Show data context
Agriculture 51,408 Show data context 1,646 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 881 Show data context 27 Show data context
Metals, Machines 9,302 Show data context 108 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 700 Show data context 76 Show data context
Building 12,842 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 3,280 Show data context 250 Show data context
Brick, Cement 428 Show data context 47 Show data context
Chemicals 1,296 Show data context 560 Show data context
Skins, Leather 1,180 Show data context 587 Show data context
Paper, Prints 1,969 Show data context 1,110 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 1,259 Show data context 3,630 Show data context
Dress 9,300 Show data context 11,511 Show data context
Food, Drink 14,569 Show data context 6,276 Show data context
Gas, Water 791 Show data context
Other and Undefined 8,615 Show data context 1,421 Show data context
Unoccupied 34,126 Show data context 147,230 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: 19th October 2021