Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 170 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 15,975 Show data context 547 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 217 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 145 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 583 Show data context 8 Show data context
Chemicals 40 Show data context 9 Show data context
Metal Workers 3,227 Show data context 28 Show data context
Precious Metals 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 768 Show data context 7 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 110 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 110 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textile Workers 53 Show data context 36 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 581 Show data context 878 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 962 Show data context 131 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 3,402 Show data context 73 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 18 Show data context 24 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 405 Show data context 68 Show data context
Builders 5,282 Show data context 5 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,837 Show data context 13 Show data context
Other Materials 13 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 188 Show data context 15 Show data context
Transport and Communication 7,356 Show data context 300 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 8,661 Show data context 3,401 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,377 Show data context 14 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,533 Show data context 3,335 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 586 Show data context 166 Show data context
Personal Service 3,588 Show data context 18,705 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,526 Show data context 2,019 Show data context
Warehousemen 448 Show data context 93 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 338 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 5,709 Show data context 210 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 11,195 Show data context 69,745 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, West Sussex 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: 24th October 2021