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 200 Show data context 8 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 98 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 10 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 112 Show data context 6 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 62 Show data context 12 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 15 Show data context 30 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 76 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 1 Show data context 6 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 8 Show data context 6 Show data context
Builders 79 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 15 Show data context
Transport and Communication 125 Show data context 19 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 181 Show data context 63 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 96 Show data context 72 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 35 Show data context 446 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 127 Show data context 106 Show data context
Warehousemen 15 Show data context 18 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 19 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 243 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, Huyton With Roby 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: 27th January 2022