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 0 Show data context
Agriculture 17,700 Show data context 869 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 61,163 Show data context 16 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 730 Show data context 15 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 2,385 Show data context 704 Show data context
Chemicals 2,392 Show data context 155 Show data context
Metal Workers 30,693 Show data context 871 Show data context
Precious Metals 157 Show data context 16 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 2,925 Show data context 281 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 205 Show data context 5 Show data context
Skins and Leather 535 Show data context 136 Show data context
Textile Workers 9,023 Show data context 19,477 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 2,546 Show data context 6,282 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,130 Show data context 611 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 7,425 Show data context 386 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 643 Show data context 1,214 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 1,667 Show data context 452 Show data context
Builders 12,544 Show data context 10 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,274 Show data context 498 Show data context
Other Materials 225 Show data context 66 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,413 Show data context 95 Show data context
Transport and Communication 20,945 Show data context 868 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 20,460 Show data context 8,277 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,642 Show data context 25 Show data context
Professional Occupations 5,270 Show data context 5,909 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,080 Show data context 179 Show data context
Personal Service 5,357 Show data context 23,941 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 11,930 Show data context 6,594 Show data context
Warehousemen 3,126 Show data context 2,338 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 4,454 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 25,599 Show data context 3,988 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 23,810 Show data context 208,524 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, Derbyshire 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: 24th June 2021