Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 4,957 Show data context 4 Show data context
Agriculture 28,497 Show data context 1,283 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1,081 Show data context 3 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 200 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 307 Show data context 6 Show data context
Chemicals 189 Show data context 15 Show data context
Metal Workers 16,602 Show data context 309 Show data context
Precious Metals 25 Show data context 17 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,121 Show data context 4 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 154 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 218 Show data context 21 Show data context
Textile Workers 298 Show data context 941 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,369 Show data context 1,432 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,749 Show data context 625 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 5,224 Show data context 74 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 215 Show data context 134 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 687 Show data context 190 Show data context
Builders 7,527 Show data context 3 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,838 Show data context 58 Show data context
Other Materials 41 Show data context 10 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 676 Show data context 24 Show data context
Transport and Communication 20,730 Show data context 567 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 14,451 Show data context 6,498 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,635 Show data context 17 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,024 Show data context 3,345 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,069 Show data context 186 Show data context
Personal Service 3,641 Show data context 19,654 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 5,722 Show data context 2,722 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,907 Show data context 446 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 2,144 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 15,874 Show data context 1,447 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 13,633 Show data context 124,678 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, Parts of Lindsey 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: 26th February 2020