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 50 Show data context 3 Show data context
Defence of the country 9 Show data context
Professionals 93 Show data context 76 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 119 Show data context 723 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 81 Show data context 3 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods & messages 132 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 246 Show data context 8 Show data context
Animals 158 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Books, Prints & Maps 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Machines & Implements 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in House, Furniture & Decorations 278 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Carriages & Harnesses 35 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Chemicals & Compounds 5 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Tobacco & Pipes 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Food & Lodging 153 Show data context 25 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Textile Fabrics 11 Show data context 16 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Dress 54 Show data context 108 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Animal Substances 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 23 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 73 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 182 Show data context 15 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Refuse Matters 2 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 50 Show data context 246 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 113 Show data context 855 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, Epsom CP/AP 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/10052336/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 21st July 2024