nCube : Males aged 20 & over, in four industrial categories

nCubes hold all the statistics presented by the Vision of Britain system, and are defined as combinations of variables. For example, the age-sex tables that appear in most census reports are held as two-dimensional nCubes in which one dimension is a variable categorising sex and the other variable defines a set of age groups. nCubes can have many dimensions, such as age by sex by occupation by cause of death, or just one.

Males aged 20 & over, in four industrial categories
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The 1831 census provided information at parish-level on the number of males aged over 20 in each of nine occupational categories. Here we re-organise those nine categories into four to get some sense of the distribution of agriculture, of the new manufacturing industries and of the urban "trades". "Agriculture" is quite well-defined here, combining large- and small-scale farmers with agricultural labourers. "Manufacturing" is narrowly defined, excluding labourers and "capitalists", and focuses on the new factory-based industries. "Retail and handicrafts" covers the many workers in small businesses who sold products at the front of their shop and made them at the back. The "other" category covers "capitalists" and professionals, labourers outside agriculture, servants and "others".

nCube " Males aged 20 & over, in four industrial categories " is contained within:

Themes, which organise the database into broad topics:

Entity ID Entity Name
T_IND Industry

Universes, definining what the values in datasets add up to:

Entity ID Entity Name
U_ADULT_M Adult Males

nCube " Males aged 20 & over, in four industrial categories " contains:

Variables, defining what data was gathered for :

Entity ID Entity Name
V_OCC_PAR1831_SIMP 1831 Occupational Categories (simplified)

Males aged 20 & over, in four industrial categories: Data map listing

Each of our datasets, or nCubes, combines one or more variables (Var) each of which consists of a set of categories. The data map lists all the possible combinations of categories. The cell references are the identifiers held in our main table of statistics, recording what each number measures.

Cell Reference Var Category Value
OCC_PAR1831_SIMP:ag 1 Agriculture
OCC_PAR1831_SIMP:man 1 Manufacturing
OCC_PAR1831_SIMP:ret 1 Retail & Handicraft
OCC_PAR1831_SIMP:other 1 Other