Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

No chart.

Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 118 Show data context 3 Show data context
Agriculture 27,222 Show data context 1,557 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 11,452 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 129 Show data context 5 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 1,108 Show data context 181 Show data context
Chemicals 1,441 Show data context 473 Show data context
Metal Workers 23,507 Show data context 763 Show data context
Precious Metals 172 Show data context 40 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,899 Show data context 110 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 386 Show data context 12 Show data context
Skins and Leather 1,075 Show data context 126 Show data context
Textile Workers 1,310 Show data context 2,567 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 8,786 Show data context 14,191 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 7,394 Show data context 6,916 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 12,689 Show data context 618 Show data context
Paper, Printing 4,854 Show data context 5,782 Show data context
Builders 11,771 Show data context 30 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 4,895 Show data context 39 Show data context
Other Materials 494 Show data context 324 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,774 Show data context 336 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 874 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport and Communication 32,271 Show data context 975 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 21,413 Show data context 10,231 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 5,564 Show data context 1,158 Show data context
Professional Occupations 6,331 Show data context 8,414 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,071 Show data context 413 Show data context
Personal Service 6,007 Show data context 36,167 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 10,554 Show data context 7,205 Show data context
Warehousemen 5,326 Show data context 5,461 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 2,425 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 19,489 Show data context 1,086 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'

This website exists to help people doing personal research projects on particular areas within a locality. So long as you are using our data for only a small number of units, you are not making money out of what you are doing, and you are not systematically re-publishing our data, you do not need to request permission from us, but you do need to acknowledge us as your source with the wording:

"This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth".

Where the above statement is included in a web page or similar online resource, the reference to "www.VisionofBritain.org.uk" must be a working hyperlink.

nCube definition


All persons of working age (12 or above in 1921), categorised by gender and the system of 31 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1921 Census of Population (we exclude Order 32 which covered the retired or otherwise unoccupied).

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gloucestershire AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107362/cube/OCC_ORD1921

Date accessed: 13th November 2019