Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 489 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 24,971 Show data context 1,004 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 4,889 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 319 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 317 Show data context 22 Show data context
Chemicals 554 Show data context 7 Show data context
Metal Workers 20,994 Show data context 79 Show data context
Precious Metals 24 Show data context 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,540 Show data context 6 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 155 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 199 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textile Workers 165 Show data context 132 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,568 Show data context 2,205 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,254 Show data context 799 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 4,648 Show data context 95 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 65 Show data context 103 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 778 Show data context 215 Show data context
Builders 8,645 Show data context 3 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,898 Show data context 12 Show data context
Other Materials 72 Show data context 8 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 599 Show data context 12 Show data context
Transport and Communication 17,620 Show data context 673 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 13,556 Show data context 7,341 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 9,188 Show data context 17 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,613 Show data context 4,070 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 991 Show data context 173 Show data context
Personal Service 4,464 Show data context 25,103 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 5,771 Show data context 2,815 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,135 Show data context 270 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 2,976 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 24,447 Show data context 548 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 16,996 Show data context 133,493 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, North Riding 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: 17th October 2019