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 15,280 Show data context 481 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 203 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 127 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 582 Show data context 17 Show data context
Chemicals 129 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Workers 6,189 Show data context 174 Show data context
Precious Metals 69 Show data context 5 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,543 Show data context 152 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 146 Show data context 13 Show data context
Skins and Leather 196 Show data context 114 Show data context
Textile Workers 102 Show data context 77 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,432 Show data context 1,547 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,217 Show data context 154 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 10,426 Show data context 804 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 578 Show data context 573 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 1,220 Show data context 359 Show data context
Builders 6,115 Show data context 3 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,268 Show data context 394 Show data context
Other Materials 200 Show data context 261 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 286 Show data context 111 Show data context
Transport and Communication 8,472 Show data context 455 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 9,166 Show data context 2,975 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 4,445 Show data context 45 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,101 Show data context 2,739 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 540 Show data context 108 Show data context
Personal Service 3,368 Show data context 15,976 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 4,434 Show data context 3,188 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,051 Show data context 538 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 574 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 9,205 Show data context 1,312 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 10,332 Show data context 78,789 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, Buckinghamshire AdmC 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 September 2019