Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2,365 Show data context 10 Show data context
Agriculture 52,620 Show data context 3,063 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 386 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 39 Show data context 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 218 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 240 Show data context 61 Show data context
Metal Workers 9,179 Show data context 267 Show data context
Precious Metals 28 Show data context 6 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 996 Show data context 40 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 264 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 468 Show data context 98 Show data context
Textile Workers 440 Show data context 1,479 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 8,243 Show data context 8,532 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 4,321 Show data context 1,105 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 7,492 Show data context 246 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,458 Show data context 1,245 Show data context
Builders 7,385 Show data context 19 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,328 Show data context 23 Show data context
Other Materials 286 Show data context 302 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 738 Show data context 86 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 445 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport and Communication 14,682 Show data context 594 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 13,619 Show data context 6,403 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 3,645 Show data context 761 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,568 Show data context 5,032 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 702 Show data context 213 Show data context
Personal Service 4,825 Show data context 25,285 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 5,100 Show data context 3,311 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,443 Show data context 1,238 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 754 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 9,668 Show data context 655 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, Norfolk 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: 16th October 2021