Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 215 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 82 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 80 Show data context 12 Show data context
Chemicals 90 Show data context 4 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,024 Show data context 190 Show data context
Precious Metals 103 Show data context 9 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,292 Show data context 250 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 110 Show data context 2 Show data context
Skins and Leather 100 Show data context 68 Show data context
Textile Workers 36 Show data context 34 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 739 Show data context 2,654 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 827 Show data context 455 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 2,270 Show data context 151 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 118 Show data context 251 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 659 Show data context 169 Show data context
Builders 2,651 Show data context 4 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,174 Show data context 35 Show data context
Other Materials 59 Show data context 36 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 343 Show data context 76 Show data context
Transport and Communication 8,501 Show data context 457 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 7,658 Show data context 3,360 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 779 Show data context 22 Show data context
Professional Occupations 1,497 Show data context 1,489 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 762 Show data context 272 Show data context
Personal Service 3,380 Show data context 10,303 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 5,103 Show data context 5,232 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,199 Show data context 919 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 494 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 5,812 Show data context 1,049 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 4,566 Show data context 38,478 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, Fulham MetB 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