Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 12 Show data context
Agriculture 2,010 Show data context 97 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 263 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 9 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 89 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 379 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 39 Show data context 1 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 7 Show data context
Skins and Leather 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 31 Show data context 25 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 48 Show data context 52 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 109 Show data context 4 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 208 Show data context 7 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 19 Show data context 3 Show data context
Builders 523 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 90 Show data context
Transport and Communication 933 Show data context 29 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 459 Show data context 162 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 130 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 156 Show data context 163 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 13 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 191 Show data context 1,062 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 178 Show data context 107 Show data context
Warehousemen 40 Show data context 3 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 47 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 580 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, Thornbury 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: 16th July 2020