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 90 Show data context 7 Show data context
Defence of the Country 48 Show data context
Professions and Arts 215 Show data context 141 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 23 Show data context 5,301 Show data context
Personal [Services] 210 Show data context 1,014 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 125 Show data context 70 Show data context
[Transport] 554 Show data context 8 Show data context
[Farming] 3,425 Show data context 1,271 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 138 Show data context 0 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 1,021 Show data context 44 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 491 Show data context 1,156 Show data context
Food and Drink 439 Show data context 165 Show data context
Animal Substances 50 Show data context 4 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 205 Show data context 4 Show data context
Mineral Substances 820 Show data context 16 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 619 Show data context 47 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 42 Show data context 137 Show data context
Supported by the Community 48 Show data context 122 Show data context
Unknown 67 Show data context 112 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bridgwater 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/10112072/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 16th September 2019