Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Professional Occupations 345,211 Show data context 328,590 Show data context
Domestic Services 372,885 Show data context 1,643,544 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 636,259 Show data context 124,578 Show data context
Transport 1,313,913 Show data context 23,791 Show data context
Agriculture 1,044,549 Show data context 74,541 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 782,833 Show data context 5,243 Show data context
Metals, Machines 1,386,252 Show data context 97,525 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 97,740 Show data context 23,377 Show data context
Building 886,169 Show data context 553 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 246,086 Show data context 29,701 Show data context
Brick, Cement 129,618 Show data context 38,640 Show data context
Chemicals 131,782 Show data context 36,497 Show data context
Skins, Leather 81,477 Show data context 30,078 Show data context
Paper, Prints 214,685 Show data context 119,376 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 564,555 Show data context 738,796 Show data context
Dress 421,472 Show data context 722,457 Show data context
Food, Drink 869,143 Show data context 446,396 Show data context
Gas, Water 98,574 Show data context 115 Show data context
Other and Undefined 557,881 Show data context 82,991 Show data context
Unoccupied 2,063,640 Show data context 9,329,692 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2019