Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 22 Show data context
Agriculture 4,951 Show data context 476 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 3 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 219 Show data context 3 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 27 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 2 Show data context
Skins and Leather 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 51 Show data context 44 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 122 Show data context 9 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 200 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 9 Show data context 19 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 38 Show data context 13 Show data context
Builders 328 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 40 Show data context
Transport and Communication 674 Show data context 30 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 571 Show data context 184 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 46 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 120 Show data context 143 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Personal Service 110 Show data context 809 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 163 Show data context 87 Show data context
Warehousemen 43 Show data context 41 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 15 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 283 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, Boston 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