Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 16,346 Show data context 708 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 14,377 Show data context 12 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 641 Show data context 18 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 1,307 Show data context 259 Show data context
Chemicals 340 Show data context 88 Show data context
Metal Workers 17,381 Show data context 534 Show data context
Precious Metals 69 Show data context 25 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,393 Show data context 110 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 233 Show data context 17 Show data context
Skins and Leather 756 Show data context 127 Show data context
Textile Workers 10,705 Show data context 24,868 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 22,951 Show data context 22,244 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,216 Show data context 989 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 6,247 Show data context 205 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,305 Show data context 1,670 Show data context
Builders 6,877 Show data context 22 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,166 Show data context 18 Show data context
Other Materials 902 Show data context 432 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 589 Show data context 149 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 892 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport and Communication 12,609 Show data context 704 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 13,115 Show data context 4,827 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,338 Show data context 542 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,329 Show data context 3,777 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 604 Show data context 215 Show data context
Personal Service 3,593 Show data context 13,659 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 5,491 Show data context 5,334 Show data context
Warehousemen 4,732 Show data context 3,334 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,571 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 6,572 Show data context 327 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'

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All persons of working age (12 or above in 1921), categorised by gender and the system of 31 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1921 Census of Population (we exclude Order 32 which covered the retired or otherwise unoccupied).

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Leicestershire AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 27th June 2022