Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 70 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 396 Show data context 14 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metals & Machines 696 Show data context 38 Show data context
Textiles 20 Show data context 24 Show data context
Skins and Leather 26 Show data context 15 Show data context
Clothing 276 Show data context 362 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 358 Show data context 126 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 227 Show data context 9 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 300 Show data context 73 Show data context
Building 2,142 Show data context 27 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 65 Show data context 10 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 502 Show data context 7 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,346 Show data context 36 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 3,915 Show data context 1,957 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 1,431 Show data context 467 Show data context
Professions 787 Show data context 1,314 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 248 Show data context 133 Show data context
Personal Service 1,952 Show data context 6,669 Show data context
Other or not stated 33 Show data context 11 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 2 , 'Industries of Males and Females (exclusive of persons out of work)'

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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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Eastbourne CB/MB through time | Industry Statistics | Industrial Order (1931) by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st January 2020