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 26 Show data context
Defence of the country 20 Show data context
Professionals 83 Show data context 74 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 92 Show data context 708 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 44 Show data context 1 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods & messages 260 Show data context
Agriculture 1,326 Show data context 29 Show data context
Animals 28 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Books, Prints & Maps 7 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Machines & Implements 54 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in House, Furniture & Decorations 235 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Carriages & Harnesses 29 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Ships & Boats 29 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Chemicals & Compounds 18 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Food & Lodging 219 Show data context 26 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Textile Fabrics 114 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Dress 106 Show data context 177 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Animal Substances 27 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 18 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 540 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 256 Show data context 36 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Refuse Matters 5 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 51 Show data context 1,006 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 59 Show data context 1,773 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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Date: Acknowledgments:
1881 (1) Kevin Schurer (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge). Role: editor. Restrictions on use: the data are derived from 1881 Census for England and Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man (Enhanced Version) (UK Data Service Study Number 4177), created in the Department of History, University of Essex, from census transcriptions coordinated by the Genealogical Society of Utah and the Federation of Family History Societies. The creators should be acknowledged and access to the full data set requires their permission. (2) Matthew Woollard (UK Data Service, University of Essex). Role: editor. Restrictions on use: the data are derived from 1881 Census for England and Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man (Enhanced Version) (UK Data Service Study Number 4177), created in the Department of History, University of Essex, from census transcriptions coordinated by the Genealogical Society of Utah and the Federation of Family History Societies. The creators should be acknowledged and access to the full data set requires their permission.

 

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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, Barton SubD through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10548070/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 12th July 2024