Economically Active by Sex

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Data for 1921 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 12,111,581 Show data context 5,064,979 Show data context
Economically inactive 1,801,241 Show data context 10,754,790 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 13,247,333 Show data context 5,606,043 Show data context
Economically inactive 1,385,526 Show data context 10,804,851 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 14,063,542 Show data context 6,272,876 Show data context
Economically inactive 2,003,541 Show data context 11,726,437 Show data context
Data for 1961 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 14,649,080 Show data context 7,045,390 Show data context
Economically inactive 2,343,220 Show data context 11,660,550 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 14,270,873 Show data context 8,222,604 Show data context
Economically inactive 3,465,879 Show data context 11,208,660 Show data context
Data for 1981 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 14,055,964 Show data context 8,928,135 Show data context
Economically inactive 4,039,176 Show data context 10,720,982 Show data context
Data for 1991 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 15,341,537 Show data context 11,439,577 Show data context
Economically inactive 5,588,129 Show data context 11,502,691 Show data context
Data for 2001 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 13,656,305 Show data context 11,365,901 Show data context
Economically inactive 4,848,265 Show data context 7,736,958 Show data context
Data for 2011 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 15,275,803 Show data context 13,384,066 Show data context
Economically inactive 5,115,588 Show data context 7,351,083 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Occupations of Males and Females, showing also total Operatives and the total Out of Work'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'
1961 - 2011 Census of Population

 

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Numbers of persons of each sex who are economically active or inactive, as recorded by the Census of Population.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, England and Wales Dep through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Economically Active by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001043/cube/CENSUS_ACTIVE_GEN

Date accessed: 24th September 2017