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 460 Show data context 28 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 4 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 40 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 32 Show data context 4 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,769 Show data context 190 Show data context
Precious Metals 7 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 142 Show data context 23 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 21 Show data context
Skins and Leather 29 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Workers 24 Show data context 66 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 80 Show data context 323 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 61 Show data context 69 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 328 Show data context 13 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 11 Show data context 37 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 74 Show data context 26 Show data context
Builders 399 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 210 Show data context
Transport and Communication 752 Show data context 41 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 956 Show data context 464 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 50 Show data context 3 Show data context
Professional Occupations 194 Show data context 202 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 72 Show data context 19 Show data context
Personal Service 213 Show data context 1,224 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 562 Show data context 417 Show data context
Warehousemen 138 Show data context 86 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 70 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 768 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, Altrincham 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: 21st October 2021