Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 2,162 Show data context 553 Show data context
Defence 394 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,599 Show data context 3,837 Show data context
Domestic Services 4,917 Show data context 15,367 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 7,163 Show data context 1,594 Show data context
Transport 13,020 Show data context 508 Show data context
Agriculture 15,360 Show data context 933 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 13,556 Show data context 22 Show data context
Metals, Machines 13,869 Show data context 446 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 615 Show data context 63 Show data context
Building 10,276 Show data context 13 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 2,739 Show data context 298 Show data context
Brick, Cement 1,546 Show data context 79 Show data context
Chemicals 1,770 Show data context 207 Show data context
Skins, Leather 1,083 Show data context 100 Show data context
Paper, Prints 2,670 Show data context 1,828 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 13,001 Show data context 28,506 Show data context
Dress 26,808 Show data context 20,911 Show data context
Food, Drink 10,780 Show data context 5,336 Show data context
Gas, Water 1,470 Show data context
Other and Undefined 5,828 Show data context 783 Show data context
Unoccupied 26,866 Show data context 117,565 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 27th June 2022