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 75 Show data context 9 Show data context
Defence of the country 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 136 Show data context 133 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 90 Show data context 1,275 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 111 Show data context 2 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 180 Show data context 3 Show data context
Agriculture 705 Show data context 24 Show data context
Animals 53 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 23 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 163 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 347 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 40 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 6 Show data context 54 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 367 Show data context 66 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 43 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 162 Show data context 299 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 38 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 3,938 Show data context 363 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 618 Show data context 43 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 79 Show data context 722 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 89 Show data context 3,786 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, Madeley 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/10216436/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 04th July 2022