Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,795 Show data context 69 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 18 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 44 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 256 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 13 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 31 Show data context 91 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 165 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
Builders 412 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 64 Show data context
Transport and Communication 394 Show data context 18 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 225 Show data context 77 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 266 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 160 Show data context 203 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 12 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 248 Show data context 925 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 87 Show data context 48 Show data context
Warehousemen 51 Show data context 7 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 19 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 465 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, Basingstoke RD 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: 15th September 2019