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 2,214 Show data context 75 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 47 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 29 Show data context 16 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 56 Show data context 3 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 110 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Builders 221 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 7 Show data context
Transport and Communication 203 Show data context 7 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 138 Show data context 43 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 53 Show data context 83 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 66 Show data context 457 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 17 Show data context 13 Show data context
Warehousemen 6 Show data context 18 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 10 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 78 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, Crediton 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: 11th December 2019