Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 605 Show data context 5 Show data context
Agriculture 3,365 Show data context 381 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metals & Machines 197 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textiles 26 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Clothing 89 Show data context 78 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 565 Show data context 323 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 253 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 37 Show data context 7 Show data context
Building 495 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
Transport and Communication 563 Show data context 13 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 962 Show data context 327 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 478 Show data context 263 Show data context
Professions 129 Show data context 111 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 186 Show data context 961 Show data context
Other or not stated 156 Show data context 22 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of Scotland, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Industries of Males and Females in Cities, Counties, and Large Burghs'

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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, Caithness ScoCnty through time | Industry Statistics | Industrial Order (1931) by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st November 2017