Economically Active by Sex

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Data for 1921 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 351,846 Show data context 136,993 Show data context
Economically inactive 66,727 Show data context 343,107 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 396,392 Show data context 146,460 Show data context
Economically inactive 52,998 Show data context 357,211 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 481,754 Show data context 193,603 Show data context
Economically inactive 81,772 Show data context 455,120 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'
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'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'

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Numbers of persons of each sex who are economically active or inactive, as recorded by the Census of Population.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kent AdmC through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Economically Active by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 10th July 2020