Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 82 Show data context 3 Show data context
Defence of the Country 39 Show data context
Professions and Arts 218 Show data context 38 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 38 Show data context 6,261 Show data context
Personal [Services] 169 Show data context 1,290 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 128 Show data context 81 Show data context
[Transport] 1,037 Show data context 3 Show data context
[Farming] 4,082 Show data context 1,818 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 130 Show data context 0 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 843 Show data context 14 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 704 Show data context 764 Show data context
Food and Drink 342 Show data context 171 Show data context
Animal Substances 40 Show data context 1 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 65 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mineral Substances 1,104 Show data context 29 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 543 Show data context 0 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 12 Show data context 35 Show data context
Supported by the Community 48 Show data context 413 Show data context
Unknown 127 Show data context 182 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Anglesey PLU/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10005577/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 16th July 2019