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

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 62 Show data context 11 Show data context
Defence of the country 7 Show data context
Professionals 140 Show data context 135 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 228 Show data context 1,414 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 86 Show data context 1 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 454 Show data context 3 Show data context
Agriculture 2,397 Show data context 66 Show data context
Animals 94 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 87 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 412 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 103 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 20 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 418 Show data context 43 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 72 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 208 Show data context 316 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 83 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 441 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 425 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 16 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 111 Show data context 1,346 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 141 Show data context 2,975 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, East Retford PLU/RegD 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/10194155/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 29th February 2020