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 1,683 Show data context 126 Show data context
Defence of the country 613 Show data context 85 Show data context
Professionals 4,636 Show data context 2,943 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 2,240 Show data context 16,195 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 5,960 Show data context 290 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 10,141 Show data context 134 Show data context
Agriculture 524 Show data context 87 Show data context
Animals 1,138 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 2,383 Show data context 391 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 3,497 Show data context 137 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 11,857 Show data context 1,040 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 1,027 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 28 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 376 Show data context 149 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 202 Show data context 71 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 4,861 Show data context 815 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 1,112 Show data context 788 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 2,941 Show data context 7,418 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 439 Show data context 211 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 1,417 Show data context 619 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 4,081 Show data context 190 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 4,677 Show data context 1,216 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 130 Show data context 4 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 1,344 Show data context 5,287 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 1,317 Show data context 38,045 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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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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, St Pancras PLPar/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10093351/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 16th January 2022