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 683 Show data context 99 Show data context
Defence of the country 670 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professionals 1,883 Show data context 2,091 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 2,858 Show data context 13,881 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 1,490 Show data context 40 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 4,436 Show data context 72 Show data context
Agriculture 23,928 Show data context 411 Show data context
Animals 1,039 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 385 Show data context 51 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 966 Show data context 17 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 6,656 Show data context 74 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 1,286 Show data context 26 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 144 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 19 Show data context 17 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 5,195 Show data context 822 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 600 Show data context 3,589 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 17,731 Show data context 12,444 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 1,141 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 942 Show data context 181 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 7,327 Show data context 42 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 7,140 Show data context 351 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 121 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 51,421 Show data context 104,713 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, Northamptonshire RegC 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/10024936/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 18th August 2022