Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 3,129 Show data context 19 Show data context
Agriculture 5,164 Show data context 270 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 70 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 7 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metals & Machines 645 Show data context 15 Show data context
Textiles 294 Show data context 307 Show data context
Skins and Leather 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Clothing 282 Show data context 103 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,026 Show data context 604 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 343 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 66 Show data context 14 Show data context
Building 685 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 49 Show data context 4 Show data context
Transport and Communication 935 Show data context 39 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,887 Show data context 662 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 1,129 Show data context 564 Show data context
Professions 232 Show data context 304 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 45 Show data context 12 Show data context
Personal Service 366 Show data context 2,042 Show data context
Other or not stated 180 Show data context 45 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of Scotland, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Industries of Males and Females in Cities, Counties, and Large Burghs'

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This industrial classification was used in the Industry Reports of both the 1931 Census of England and Wales and the 1931 Census of Scotland, and it is always broken down by gender. The classification is defined in Census 1931: Classification of Industries (London: H.M.S.O., 1929), which notes "The Industrial Classification is based strictly on the nature of the product, or, in the case of non-manufacturing industries, on the type o service rendered, and no consideration of personal occupation enters int...


o it." (p. i). Some Orders were broken down into Sub-Orders, and all were then divided into "Groups", but the latter were listed only for counties and large towns.

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Date accessed: 09th August 2020