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 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
Defence of the country 7 Show data context
Professionals 50 Show data context 54 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 85 Show data context 446 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 51 Show data context 2 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 108 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 680 Show data context 54 Show data context
Animals 27 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 16 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 201 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 16 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 139 Show data context 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 12 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 31 Show data context 145 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 27 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 108 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 149 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 2 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 37 Show data context 197 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 23 Show data context 1,012 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, Stratford on Avon SubD 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/10548433/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 24th October 2021