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 23 Show data context 5 Show data context
Defence of the country 12 Show data context
Professionals 82 Show data context 60 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 34 Show data context 458 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 53 Show data context 2 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods & messages 130 Show data context
Agriculture 70 Show data context 1 Show data context
Animals 4 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Books, Prints & Maps 13 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Machines & Implements 16 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in House, Furniture & Decorations 121 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Carriages & Harnesses 5 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Ships & Boats 39 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Chemicals & Compounds 3 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Food & Lodging 70 Show data context 48 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Textile Fabrics 30 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Dress 35 Show data context 110 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Animal Substances 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 5 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 172 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 20 Show data context 9 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 33 Show data context 313 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 20 Show data context 775 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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Date: Acknowledgments:
1881 (1) Kevin Schurer (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge). Role: editor. Restrictions on use: the data are derived from 1881 Census for England and Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man (Enhanced Version) (UK Data Service Study Number 4177), created in the Department of History, University of Essex, from census transcriptions coordinated by the Genealogical Society of Utah and the Federation of Family History Societies. The creators should be acknowledged and access to the full data set requires their permission. (2) Matthew Woollard (UK Data Service, University of Essex). Role: editor. Restrictions on use: the data are derived from 1881 Census for England and Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man (Enhanced Version) (UK Data Service Study Number 4177), created in the Department of History, University of Essex, from census transcriptions coordinated by the Genealogical Society of Utah and the Federation of Family History Societies. The creators should be acknowledged and access to the full data set requires their permission.

 

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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, Ruswarp CP/Tn 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/10466416/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 20th July 2024