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 1,607 Show data context 78 Show data context
Defence of the country 323 Show data context 10 Show data context
Professionals 2,875 Show data context 2,433 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 2,804 Show data context 17,615 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 4,601 Show data context 205 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 5,840 Show data context 59 Show data context
Agriculture 1,539 Show data context 44 Show data context
Animals 481 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 1,104 Show data context 83 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 1,648 Show data context 47 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 10,092 Show data context 140 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 734 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 192 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 329 Show data context 74 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 130 Show data context 131 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 4,148 Show data context 516 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 859 Show data context 488 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 1,974 Show data context 3,753 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 480 Show data context 76 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 1,031 Show data context 304 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 3,207 Show data context 73 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 6,413 Show data context 542 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 125 Show data context 5 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 1,721 Show data context 6,408 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 1,150 Show data context 32,996 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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wandsworth 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/10488011/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 16th January 2022