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 348 Show data context 11 Show data context
Defence of the country 453 Show data context 15 Show data context
Professionals 966 Show data context 506 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 506 Show data context 3,367 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 903 Show data context 61 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,291 Show data context 13 Show data context
Agriculture 71 Show data context 12 Show data context
Animals 178 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 280 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 596 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 2,041 Show data context 154 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 188 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 67 Show data context 15 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 31 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 891 Show data context 161 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 168 Show data context 129 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 596 Show data context 1,364 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 70 Show data context 25 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 237 Show data context 66 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 597 Show data context 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 602 Show data context 181 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 29 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 256 Show data context 793 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 200 Show data context 6,476 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, West St Pancras SubD 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/10539808/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 12th August 2022