Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3,955 Show data context 5 Show data context
Agriculture 21,106 Show data context 471 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 336 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 225 Show data context 5 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 228 Show data context 5 Show data context
Chemicals 1,003 Show data context 85 Show data context
Metal Workers 11,951 Show data context 1,238 Show data context
Precious Metals 43 Show data context 7 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,475 Show data context 15 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 190 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 445 Show data context 81 Show data context
Textile Workers 186 Show data context 646 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,872 Show data context 2,949 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,586 Show data context 1,334 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 6,298 Show data context 258 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 157 Show data context 541 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 1,257 Show data context 764 Show data context
Builders 7,573 Show data context 25 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,484 Show data context 39 Show data context
Other Materials 89 Show data context 68 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,190 Show data context 34 Show data context
Transport and Communication 33,826 Show data context 710 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 17,138 Show data context 8,130 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,002 Show data context 35 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,491 Show data context 4,240 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,001 Show data context 160 Show data context
Personal Service 4,504 Show data context 24,038 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 8,757 Show data context 4,670 Show data context
Warehousemen 2,083 Show data context 1,896 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,545 Show data context 13 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 21,051 Show data context 2,519 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 15,933 Show data context 135,987 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Occupations of Males and Females, showing also 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, East Riding AdmC 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: 21st September 2020