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 854 Show data context 108 Show data context
Defence of the country 417 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professionals 2,574 Show data context 1,812 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 2,272 Show data context 18,451 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 2,144 Show data context 54 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods & messages 5,793 Show data context 55 Show data context
Agriculture 25,754 Show data context 1,344 Show data context
Animals 2,706 Show data context 18 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Books, Prints & Maps 469 Show data context 42 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Machines & Implements 2,009 Show data context 15 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in House, Furniture & Decorations 8,034 Show data context 64 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Carriages & Harnesses 621 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Ships & Boats 1,406 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Chemicals & Compounds 277 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Tobacco & Pipes 59 Show data context 20 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Food & Lodging 5,565 Show data context 1,764 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,228 Show data context 398 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Dress 4,142 Show data context 5,252 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Animal Substances 331 Show data context 18 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 669 Show data context 71 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 25,075 Show data context 177 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 9,836 Show data context 353 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Refuse Matters 143 Show data context 8 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 66,819 Show data context 135,145 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, North Riding RegC 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/10041776/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 21st July 2024