Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 211 Show data context 11 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 306 Show data context 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 219 Show data context 76 Show data context
Chemicals 239 Show data context 15 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,281 Show data context 499 Show data context
Precious Metals 24 Show data context 3 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,373 Show data context 619 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 91 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 62 Show data context 45 Show data context
Textile Workers 21 Show data context 152 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 283 Show data context 1,173 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 325 Show data context 170 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,187 Show data context 46 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 37 Show data context 50 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 296 Show data context 91 Show data context
Builders 1,521 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 680 Show data context 69 Show data context
Other Materials 89 Show data context 48 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 128 Show data context 89 Show data context
Transport and Communication 4,792 Show data context 258 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 3,057 Show data context 1,171 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,564 Show data context 14 Show data context
Professional Occupations 980 Show data context 1,383 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 152 Show data context 41 Show data context
Personal Service 1,227 Show data context 4,579 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,668 Show data context 2,309 Show data context
Warehousemen 705 Show data context 556 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 635 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 6,809 Show data context 928 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,688 Show data context 25,762 Show data context
Date: Source:
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'

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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, Greenwich MetB 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