Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 493 Show data context 36 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1,589 Show data context 9 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 469 Show data context 35 Show data context
Chemicals 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metals & Machines 934 Show data context 105 Show data context
Textiles 1,102 Show data context 2,214 Show data context
Skins and Leather 78 Show data context 8 Show data context
Clothing 47 Show data context 49 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,039 Show data context 163 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 335 Show data context 20 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 223 Show data context 107 Show data context
Building 600 Show data context 19 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 110 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport and Communication 520 Show data context 24 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,308 Show data context 578 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 505 Show data context 320 Show data context
Professions 123 Show data context 112 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 116 Show data context 26 Show data context
Personal Service 282 Show data context 723 Show data context
Other or not stated 143 Show data context 21 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of Scotland, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Industries of Males and Females in Cities, Counties, and Large Burghs'

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This industrial classification was used in the Industry Reports of both the 1931 Census of England and Wales and the 1931 Census of Scotland, and it is always broken down by gender. The classification is defined in Census 1931: Classification of Industries (London: H.M.S.O., 1929), which notes "The Industrial Classification is based strictly on the nature of the product, or, in the case of non-manufacturing industries, on the type o service rendered, and no consideration of personal occupation enters int...


o it." (p. i). Some Orders were broken down into Sub-Orders, and all were then divided into "Groups", but the latter were listed only for counties and large towns.

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Date accessed: 16th June 2019