Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 642 Show data context 97 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 72 Show data context 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 19 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 275 Show data context 8 Show data context
Precious Metals 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 54 Show data context 11 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 76 Show data context 88 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 18 Show data context 57 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 50 Show data context 20 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 133 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 78 Show data context 55 Show data context
Builders 206 Show data context 3 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 45 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 4 Show data context 3 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 30 Show data context 33 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 234 Show data context 17 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 216 Show data context 73 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 164 Show data context 37 Show data context
Professional Occupations 91 Show data context 126 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 7 Show data context 6 Show data context
Personal Service 106 Show data context 594 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 103 Show data context 84 Show data context
Warehousemen 50 Show data context 15 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 525 Show data context 28 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, Uxbridge RD 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 September 2021