Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 4,860 Show data context 485 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 447 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metals & Machines 413 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textiles 14 Show data context 6 Show data context
Skins and Leather 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Clothing 160 Show data context 152 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 230 Show data context 36 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 166 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 41 Show data context 5 Show data context
Building 777 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 75 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,081 Show data context 33 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,588 Show data context 517 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 1,133 Show data context 357 Show data context
Professions 347 Show data context 239 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 77 Show data context 29 Show data context
Personal Service 862 Show data context 2,370 Show data context
Other or not stated 66 Show data context 8 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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Date accessed: 16th September 2019