Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 63 Show data context 5 Show data context
Defence of the country 16 Show data context
Professionals 120 Show data context 74 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 75 Show data context 778 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 114 Show data context 6 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 311 Show data context 3 Show data context
Agriculture 8 Show data context 4 Show data context
Animals 31 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 49 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 294 Show data context 23 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 73 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 50 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 15 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 6 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 192 Show data context 62 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 27 Show data context 127 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 198 Show data context 553 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 19 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 58 Show data context 20 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 153 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 312 Show data context 41 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 6 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 45 Show data context 272 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 31 Show data context 1,102 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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This data matrix presents simplified version of the 1881 occupational data, using the 24 'Orders' used in the published reports for 1881, plus an 'Unknown' category. Many of these categories combine 'Workers and Dealers' in different commodities, so it is impossible to distinguish workers in manufacturing and services.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Bristol St Augustine CP/AP through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10362994/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 15th September 2019