Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 2,064 Show data context 58 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 65 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Workers 182 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 27 Show data context 30 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 51 Show data context 3 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 134 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Builders 197 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 30 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 175 Show data context 18 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 333 Show data context 14 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 149 Show data context 45 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,261 Show data context 21 Show data context
Professional Occupations 99 Show data context 133 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 129 Show data context 725 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 43 Show data context 46 Show data context
Warehousemen 31 Show data context 3 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 213 Show data context 5 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, Samford RD 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: 14th August 2020