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 2,036 Show data context 69 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3,067 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 3 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 157 Show data context 20 Show data context
Chemicals 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 403 Show data context 18 Show data context
Precious Metals 9 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 93 Show data context 6 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 34 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textile Workers 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 45 Show data context 78 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 93 Show data context 8 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 186 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 8 Show data context 3 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
Builders 631 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 86 Show data context
Transport and Communication 496 Show data context 29 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 499 Show data context 182 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,305 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 263 Show data context 256 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 33 Show data context 8 Show data context
Personal Service 172 Show data context 1,176 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 166 Show data context 106 Show data context
Warehousemen 25 Show data context 7 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 230 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 524 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, Lichfield 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: 25th October 2021