Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 7 Show data context
Agriculture 1,836 Show data context 39 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 62 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 3 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 175 Show data context 5 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 59 Show data context 3 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 4 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 49 Show data context 34 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 48 Show data context 6 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 133 Show data context 11 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Builders 322 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 53 Show data context
Transport and Communication 325 Show data context 26 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 334 Show data context 139 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 175 Show data context 216 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 125 Show data context 741 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 163 Show data context 113 Show data context
Warehousemen 16 Show data context 8 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 20 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 356 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 17 , 'Occupations (condensed list) of Males and Females, showing also the total Operatives and the total Out of Work'

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All persons of working age (14 or above in 1931), categorised by gender and the system of 32 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1931 Census of Population. This includes the 'Unoccupied and Retired' who constitute Order 32.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Blofield RD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th November 2019