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 0 Show data context
Agriculture 672 Show data context 17 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 16 Show data context 6 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 139 Show data context 13 Show data context
Chemicals 65 Show data context 8 Show data context
Metal Workers 3,427 Show data context 110 Show data context
Precious Metals 70 Show data context 11 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,055 Show data context 142 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 161 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 61 Show data context 13 Show data context
Textile Workers 57 Show data context 93 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 561 Show data context 1,031 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 386 Show data context 224 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,818 Show data context 57 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 72 Show data context 63 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 783 Show data context 154 Show data context
Builders 2,280 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,169 Show data context 35 Show data context
Other Materials 162 Show data context 63 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 344 Show data context 112 Show data context
Transport and Communication 4,151 Show data context 337 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 6,228 Show data context 2,197 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 755 Show data context 31 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,046 Show data context 1,637 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 415 Show data context 119 Show data context
Personal Service 1,354 Show data context 7,134 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 5,987 Show data context 4,185 Show data context
Warehousemen 635 Show data context 495 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 226 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 2,752 Show data context 502 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 4,174 Show data context 34,148 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, Ealing 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: 16th July 2020