Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 14,674 Show data context 2,729 Show data context
Defence 4,127 Show data context
Professional Occupations 24,803 Show data context 23,130 Show data context
Domestic Services 17,610 Show data context 94,722 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 48,787 Show data context 7,662 Show data context
Transport 98,753 Show data context 2,578 Show data context
Agriculture 47,468 Show data context 4,572 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 152,366 Show data context 186 Show data context
Metals, Machines 186,294 Show data context 12,622 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 5,517 Show data context 1,296 Show data context
Building 73,265 Show data context 82 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 18,927 Show data context 2,827 Show data context
Brick, Cement 14,442 Show data context 1,082 Show data context
Chemicals 8,087 Show data context 1,689 Show data context
Skins, Leather 7,998 Show data context 1,376 Show data context
Paper, Prints 14,103 Show data context 8,576 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 144,677 Show data context 159,157 Show data context
Dress 36,283 Show data context 62,003 Show data context
Food, Drink 66,372 Show data context 36,730 Show data context
Gas, Water 10,632 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined 46,006 Show data context 7,576 Show data context
Unoccupied 157,499 Show data context 853,929 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: 16th September 2019