Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 11 Show data context
Agriculture 4,046 Show data context 170 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 12 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 3 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 167 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 9 Show data context
Skins and Leather 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 42 Show data context 39 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 131 Show data context 11 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 214 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
Builders 550 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 48 Show data context
Transport and Communication 349 Show data context 30 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 446 Show data context 163 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 120 Show data context 151 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 30 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 162 Show data context 1,029 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 73 Show data context 37 Show data context
Warehousemen 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 10 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 242 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, Spilsby 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: 24th September 2020