Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 458 Show data context 2 Show data context
Agriculture 10,059 Show data context 617 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 136,240 Show data context 18 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 592 Show data context 3 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 516 Show data context 70 Show data context
Chemicals 740 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Workers 39,171 Show data context 747 Show data context
Precious Metals 52 Show data context 15 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 3,533 Show data context 11 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 282 Show data context 7 Show data context
Skins and Leather 333 Show data context 41 Show data context
Textile Workers 216 Show data context 160 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 3,232 Show data context 5,400 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 4,059 Show data context 1,068 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 7,954 Show data context 140 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 299 Show data context 310 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 1,567 Show data context 340 Show data context
Builders 16,507 Show data context 13 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 4,183 Show data context 106 Show data context
Other Materials 108 Show data context 63 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 2,281 Show data context 57 Show data context
Transport and Communication 50,567 Show data context 1,134 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 38,804 Show data context 17,283 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 3,413 Show data context 40 Show data context
Professional Occupations 10,529 Show data context 10,535 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 2,300 Show data context 423 Show data context
Personal Service 7,915 Show data context 38,568 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 15,922 Show data context 8,000 Show data context
Warehousemen 3,992 Show data context 971 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 11,964 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 37,583 Show data context 3,367 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 42,122 Show data context 362,421 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, Glamorgan 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: 17th October 2018