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 98 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 7 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 18 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 427 Show data context 6 Show data context
Metal Workers 666 Show data context 76 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 139 Show data context 74 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 6 Show data context
Skins and Leather 8 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Workers 1,421 Show data context 1,244 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 100 Show data context 248 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 64 Show data context 15 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 437 Show data context 57 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 56 Show data context 56 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 62 Show data context 15 Show data context
Builders 309 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 181 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,212 Show data context 18 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 697 Show data context 270 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 122 Show data context 96 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 40 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 173 Show data context 392 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 448 Show data context 372 Show data context
Warehousemen 122 Show data context 92 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 101 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 688 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, Long Eaton 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: 17th September 2021