Males aged 20 & over, in 9 occupational categories

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1831 Occupational Categories 1831
Farmers employing Labourers 114 Show data context
Farmers not employing Labourers 781 Show data context
Agricultural Labourers 1,139 Show data context
Manufacturing 0 Show data context
Retail & Handicrafts 457 Show data context
Capitalists, Professionals 90 Show data context
Labourers (non-agricultural) 258 Show data context
Servants 64 Show data context
Other 86 Show data context
Date: Source:
1831 1831 Census of Ireland, Abstract of answers, Table [1] , 'Abstract of Answers and Returns under the Population Acts, Ireland:- Enumeration 1831.'

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The only information provided by the first three censuses was a three-way categorisation of families. In 1831, this more detailed categorisation was published, although it was limited to males aged 20 and over (although numbers of male servants under 20, and of female servants, were also listed). These are the most detailed parish-level occupational data ever published by the census. Information on the precise occupations of workers in retail trade and handicrafts was also published at county-level.


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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lismore and Mocollop IrlPar through time | Industry Statistics | Males aged 20 & over, in 9 occupational categories, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd July 2024