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 109 Show data context 11 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 67 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 13 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 195 Show data context 79 Show data context
Chemicals 216 Show data context 5 Show data context
Metal Workers 3,959 Show data context 944 Show data context
Precious Metals 34 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 197 Show data context 99 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 18 Show data context 12 Show data context
Textile Workers 4 Show data context 39 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 64 Show data context 401 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 134 Show data context 80 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 457 Show data context 23 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 11 Show data context 71 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 63 Show data context 63 Show data context
Builders 733 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 246 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,004 Show data context 40 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 764 Show data context 448 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 69 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 232 Show data context 183 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 46 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 182 Show data context 721 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 613 Show data context 516 Show data context
Warehousemen 301 Show data context 380 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 182 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 2,225 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, Oldbury UD/MB 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: 25th October 2021