Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 22,647 Show data context 464 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 300 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 121 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 153 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 45 Show data context 4 Show data context
Metal Workers 11,922 Show data context 304 Show data context
Precious Metals 27 Show data context 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,038 Show data context 125 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 106 Show data context 2 Show data context
Skins and Leather 463 Show data context 54 Show data context
Textile Workers 616 Show data context 1,030 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,209 Show data context 2,163 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,127 Show data context 655 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 4,923 Show data context 59 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 39 Show data context 59 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 504 Show data context 109 Show data context
Builders 6,582 Show data context 4 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,307 Show data context 65 Show data context
Other Materials 1,175 Show data context 351 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 511 Show data context 50 Show data context
Transport and Communication 9,807 Show data context 340 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 8,259 Show data context 3,474 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 8,060 Show data context 10 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,387 Show data context 2,953 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 728 Show data context 66 Show data context
Personal Service 3,539 Show data context 14,951 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 4,096 Show data context 2,352 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,285 Show data context 448 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 804 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 9,696 Show data context 475 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 12,850 Show data context 89,217 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, Wiltshire 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: 10th July 2020