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 494 Show data context 15 Show data context
Defence of the country 60 Show data context
Professionals 769 Show data context 533 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 763 Show data context 7,917 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 1,855 Show data context 154 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 5,546 Show data context 156 Show data context
Agriculture 106 Show data context 12 Show data context
Animals 221 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 679 Show data context 177 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 2,050 Show data context 105 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 4,663 Show data context 298 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 465 Show data context 13 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 27 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 234 Show data context 48 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 172 Show data context 252 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 3,051 Show data context 1,041 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 4,537 Show data context 9,485 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 3,127 Show data context 4,799 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 455 Show data context 213 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 1,104 Show data context 672 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 5,889 Show data context 219 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 6,001 Show data context 2,277 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 212 Show data context 25 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 344 Show data context 2,932 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 237 Show data context 14,892 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Manchester CP/AP 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/10372215/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 01st August 2021