Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 621 Show data context 34 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 57 Show data context 24 Show data context
Chemicals 39 Show data context 48 Show data context
Metal Workers 841 Show data context 20 Show data context
Precious Metals 65 Show data context 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 253 Show data context 6 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 67 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 29 Show data context 13 Show data context
Textile Workers 30 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 230 Show data context 465 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 148 Show data context 29 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 535 Show data context 17 Show data context
Paper, Printing 293 Show data context 53 Show data context
Builders 594 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 314 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 24 Show data context 8 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 154 Show data context 27 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 47 Show data context 1 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,428 Show data context 119 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,591 Show data context 742 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 785 Show data context 256 Show data context
Professional Occupations 890 Show data context 898 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 109 Show data context 54 Show data context
Personal Service 328 Show data context 3,227 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,866 Show data context 1,304 Show data context
Warehousemen 173 Show data context 58 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 35 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 702 Show data context 30 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, Finchley MB/UD 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: 29th July 2021