Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 70 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 734 Show data context 14 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 45 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 28 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 845 Show data context 2 Show data context
Precious Metals 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 313 Show data context 2 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 29 Show data context 12 Show data context
Textile Workers 26 Show data context 20 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 266 Show data context 545 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 264 Show data context 36 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 765 Show data context 25 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 11 Show data context 13 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 234 Show data context 40 Show data context
Builders 977 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 718 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 14 Show data context 3 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 67 Show data context 1 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,231 Show data context 91 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,971 Show data context 1,406 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 207 Show data context 3 Show data context
Professional Occupations 739 Show data context 1,094 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 286 Show data context 87 Show data context
Personal Service 1,657 Show data context 7,435 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 879 Show data context 941 Show data context
Warehousemen 156 Show data context 10 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 69 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,265 Show data context 36 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,596 Show data context 17,449 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, Eastbourne CB/MB 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: 26th January 2020