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 111 Show data context 9 Show data context
Defence of the country 63 Show data context
Professionals 393 Show data context 272 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 291 Show data context 3,221 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 239 Show data context 20 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 677 Show data context 5 Show data context
Agriculture 523 Show data context 24 Show data context
Animals 681 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 106 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 93 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,381 Show data context 18 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 87 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 98 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 50 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 761 Show data context 499 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 163 Show data context 75 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 408 Show data context 868 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 33 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 72 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 528 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 835 Show data context 167 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 23 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 315 Show data context 2,487 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 71 Show data context 3,277 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, Scarborough SubD 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/10556028/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 11th November 2019