Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 46,614 Show data context 2,793 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 159,492 Show data context 134 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2,727 Show data context 59 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 10,919 Show data context 1,139 Show data context
Chemicals 5,284 Show data context 780 Show data context
Metal Workers 186,850 Show data context 9,813 Show data context
Precious Metals 4,812 Show data context 4,620 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 10,707 Show data context 503 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 1,533 Show data context 135 Show data context
Skins and Leather 5,259 Show data context 1,149 Show data context
Textile Workers 110,780 Show data context 147,389 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 23,120 Show data context 50,676 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 12,661 Show data context 8,905 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 37,235 Show data context 2,610 Show data context
Paper, Printing 9,945 Show data context 6,635 Show data context
Builders 45,727 Show data context 182 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 13,047 Show data context 287 Show data context
Other Materials 1,617 Show data context 758 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 5,619 Show data context 1,128 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 5,134 Show data context 43 Show data context
Transport and Communication 93,564 Show data context 4,887 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 84,265 Show data context 37,301 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 19,577 Show data context 3,751 Show data context
Professional Occupations 21,487 Show data context 24,501 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 4,566 Show data context 1,848 Show data context
Personal Service 21,260 Show data context 95,207 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 39,246 Show data context 27,476 Show data context
Warehousemen 25,130 Show data context 10,429 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 20,144 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 65,184 Show data context 5,747 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, West Riding AdmC 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: 23rd September 2019