Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context
Agriculture 940 Show data context 173 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 7 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 137 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 8 Show data context
Skins and Leather 11 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 56 Show data context 39 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 87 Show data context 20 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 179 Show data context 90 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 5 Show data context 20 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 110 Show data context 31 Show data context
Builders 186 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 60 Show data context
Transport and Communication 426 Show data context 11 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 646 Show data context 263 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 32 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 117 Show data context 129 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 143 Show data context 638 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 216 Show data context 86 Show data context
Warehousemen 58 Show data context 13 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 21 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 403 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, Wisbech 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: 22nd November 2019