Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 5,388 Show data context 493 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 507 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 559 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 74 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 12 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 178 Show data context 172 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 203 Show data context 30 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 540 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 32 Show data context 3 Show data context
Builders 1,029 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 180 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,632 Show data context 51 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,311 Show data context 528 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 155 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 477 Show data context 430 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 66 Show data context 13 Show data context
Personal Service 345 Show data context 2,646 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 349 Show data context 122 Show data context
Warehousemen 62 Show data context 6 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 72 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,208 Show data context 54 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,488 Show data context 15,424 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, Anglesey 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: 22nd September 2019