Occupation of Irish Males by Religion by 1861 Census of Religion
Religion and Occupation of Irish Males 1861
(Numbers) Roman Catholic Church of Ireland (Anglican) Presbyterian Others
Landlords 2,365 2,931 357 136
Farmers and Agriculturalists 728,330 72,968 78,592 7,333
Commerce, manufacturing and mechanical trades 307,615 68,547 55,602 12,675
Law, Medicine & Clergy 4,875 5,231 1,124 465
Other "Liberal" Professions 358 568 76 63
Teachers 6,509 2,496 976 246
Civil Servants 12,787 6,006 1,034 252
Army and Navy 10,959 16,110 2,084 1,175
Miscellaneous 369,887 39,415 22,434 2,113
No Occupation 761,368 125,042 92,455 13,218
Total 2,205,053 339,314 254,734 37,676
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Percent Roman Catholic Church of Ireland (Anglican) Presbyterian Others
Landlords 0.11% 0.86% 0.14% 0.36%
Farmers and Agriculturalists 33.03% 21.50% 30.85% 19.46%
Commerce, manufacturing and mechanical trades 13.95% 20.20% 21.83% 33.64%
Law, Medicine & Clergy 0.22% 1.54% 0.44% 1.23%
Other "Liberal" Professions 0.02% 0.17% 0.03% 0.17%
Teachers 0.30% 0.74% 0.38% 0.65%
Civil Servants 0.58% 1.77% 0.41% 0.67%
Army and Navy 0.50% 4.75% 0.82% 3.12%
Miscellaneous 16.77% 11.62% 8.81% 5.61%
No Occupation 34.53% 36.85% 36.29% 35.08%
Total 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
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Index of Representation (1= Exactly Proportionate Representation)
Roman Catholic Anglican Presbyterian Others
Landlords 0.53 4.23 0.69 1.77
Farmers and Agriculturalists 1.06 0.69 0.99 0.62
Commerce, manufacturing and mechanical trades 0.89 1.29 1.39 2.15
Law, Medicine & Clergy 0.54 3.74 1.07 2.99
Other "Liberal" Professions 0.43 4.46 0.79 4.45
Teachers 0.82 2.04 1.06 1.81
Civil Servants 0.82 2.50 0.57 0.94
Army and Navy 0.46 4.44 0.77 2.92
Miscellaneous 1.10 0.76 0.58 0.37
No Occupation 0.99 1.05 1.04 1.00
Total 1 1 1 1
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