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 65 Show data context
Defence of the country 13 Show data context
Professionals 152 Show data context 154 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 36 Show data context 842 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 189 Show data context 9 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods & messages 186 Show data context 6 Show data context
Agriculture 121 Show data context 3 Show data context
Animals 26 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Books, Prints & Maps 108 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Machines & Implements 1,193 Show data context 53 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in House, Furniture & Decorations 511 Show data context 18 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Carriages & Harnesses 301 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Ships & Boats 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Chemicals & Compounds 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Tobacco & Pipes 13 Show data context 32 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Food & Lodging 419 Show data context 78 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Textile Fabrics 881 Show data context 2,410 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Dress 230 Show data context 517 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Animal Substances 20 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 227 Show data context 78 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 513 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 434 Show data context 60 Show data context
Workers & Dealers in Refuse Matters 6 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 55 Show data context 307 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 50 Show data context 2,140 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, Coventry Holy Trinity AP/CP 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/10305998/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 21st July 2024