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
Agriculture 2,406 Show data context 97 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 109 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 119 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 25 Show data context 34 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 71 Show data context 28 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 66 Show data context 1 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 151 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Builders 327 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 4 Show data context
Transport and Communication 252 Show data context 15 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 240 Show data context 90 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 249 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 82 Show data context 111 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 142 Show data context 672 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 29 Show data context 24 Show data context
Warehousemen 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 10 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 194 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, Okehampton 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: 15th November 2019