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 264 Show data context 43 Show data context
Defence of the country 84 Show data context
Professionals 537 Show data context 416 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 444 Show data context 3,483 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 669 Show data context 13 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,125 Show data context 11 Show data context
Agriculture 497 Show data context 70 Show data context
Animals 131 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 80 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 190 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 2,722 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 104 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 41 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 11 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 874 Show data context 110 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 129 Show data context 87 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 297 Show data context 650 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 176 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 867 Show data context 21 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,551 Show data context 141 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 24 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 251 Show data context 1,083 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 261 Show data context 6,651 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, Fulham 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/10564712/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 18th May 2022