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 875 Show data context 48 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 63 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 18 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 120 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 538 Show data context 3 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 78 Show data context 7 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 2 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 35 Show data context 56 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 65 Show data context 2 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 262 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 30 Show data context 44 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 28 Show data context 3 Show data context
Builders 432 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 129 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,233 Show data context 33 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 570 Show data context 175 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 64 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 183 Show data context 170 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 19 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 158 Show data context 684 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 503 Show data context 224 Show data context
Warehousemen 77 Show data context 34 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 208 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,371 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, Orsett RD 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: 12th August 2020