Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context
Agriculture 171 Show data context 11 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 11 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 7 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 182 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 33 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 11 Show data context
Skins and Leather 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 2 Show data context 48 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 71 Show data context 90 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 67 Show data context 9 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 146 Show data context 10 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 4 Show data context 7 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 65 Show data context 1 Show data context
Builders 212 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 100 Show data context
Transport and Communication 643 Show data context 21 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 570 Show data context 301 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 74 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 152 Show data context 186 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 14 Show data context 8 Show data context
Personal Service 146 Show data context 763 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 244 Show data context 132 Show data context
Warehousemen 111 Show data context 14 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 24 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 323 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, Truro MB 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: 21st October 2019