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
Agriculture 777 Show data context 149 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 28 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 27 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 788 Show data context 64 Show data context
Precious Metals 8 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 219 Show data context 19 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 66 Show data context
Skins and Leather 12 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textile Workers 19 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 110 Show data context 183 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 119 Show data context 21 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 527 Show data context 15 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 13 Show data context 32 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 239 Show data context 75 Show data context
Builders 809 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 246 Show data context
Transport and Communication 903 Show data context 62 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,283 Show data context 433 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,462 Show data context 5 Show data context
Professional Occupations 345 Show data context 400 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 80 Show data context 17 Show data context
Personal Service 344 Show data context 1,338 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,025 Show data context 564 Show data context
Warehousemen 240 Show data context 137 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 84 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,623 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, Uxbridge MB/UD 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: 05th June 2020