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 135 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 7 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 7 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,853 Show data context 123 Show data context
Precious Metals 7 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 718 Show data context 311 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 15 Show data context
Skins and Leather 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 3 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 71 Show data context 157 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 84 Show data context 21 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 348 Show data context 9 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 8 Show data context 24 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 84 Show data context 45 Show data context
Builders 288 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 176 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,092 Show data context 51 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 815 Show data context 364 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 57 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 394 Show data context 265 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 100 Show data context 27 Show data context
Personal Service 289 Show data context 1,191 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 784 Show data context 648 Show data context
Warehousemen 161 Show data context 40 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 109 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 713 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, Rugby MB/UD 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 September 2020