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 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 66 Show data context 57 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 32 Show data context 357 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 88 Show data context 1 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 113 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 206 Show data context 2 Show data context
Animals 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 232 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 352 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 20 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 31 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 16 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 186 Show data context 21 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 965 Show data context 1,298 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 86 Show data context 135 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 16 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 47 Show data context 82 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 860 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 213 Show data context 48 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 6 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 36 Show data context 266 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 31 Show data context 1,929 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, Gomersal 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/10554676/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 01st December 2021