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 76 Show data context 8 Show data context
Defence of the country 76 Show data context 5 Show data context
Professionals 219 Show data context 106 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 147 Show data context 2,279 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 91 Show data context 2 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,307 Show data context 18 Show data context
Agriculture 3,302 Show data context 251 Show data context
Animals 176 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 117 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 634 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 26 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 67 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 24 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 316 Show data context 171 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 84 Show data context 31 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 360 Show data context 636 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 26 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 645 Show data context 25 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,207 Show data context 110 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 233 Show data context 3,542 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 97 Show data context 2,719 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, Anglesey PLU/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/10005577/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 22nd July 2019