Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 111 Show data context 12 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 186 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 13 Show data context 6 Show data context
Chemicals 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,180 Show data context 7 Show data context
Precious Metals 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 55 Show data context 3 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 14 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 6 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 79 Show data context 157 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 74 Show data context 21 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 286 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 78 Show data context 25 Show data context
Builders 169 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 93 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Materials 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 115 Show data context 4 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 490 Show data context 63 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,443 Show data context 493 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 252 Show data context 48 Show data context
Professional Occupations 361 Show data context 291 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 102 Show data context 30 Show data context
Personal Service 145 Show data context 1,395 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 923 Show data context 523 Show data context
Warehousemen 74 Show data context 13 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 180 Show data context 12 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'

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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).

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

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Date accessed: 20th October 2019