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 224 Show data context 16 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 9,506 Show data context 133 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 45 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 50 Show data context 9 Show data context
Chemicals 54 Show data context 13 Show data context
Metal Workers 2,316 Show data context 57 Show data context
Precious Metals 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 229 Show data context 8 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 35 Show data context 34 Show data context
Textile Workers 668 Show data context 4,525 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 534 Show data context 2,034 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 282 Show data context 309 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 920 Show data context 25 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 24 Show data context 50 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 106 Show data context 24 Show data context
Builders 1,282 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 384 Show data context 19 Show data context
Other Materials 33 Show data context 79 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 139 Show data context 15 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,563 Show data context 52 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 3,136 Show data context 1,591 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 219 Show data context 2 Show data context
Professional Occupations 507 Show data context 646 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 180 Show data context 35 Show data context
Personal Service 598 Show data context 2,222 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 943 Show data context 543 Show data context
Warehousemen 263 Show data context 151 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 487 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 2,868 Show data context 995 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,482 Show data context 20,183 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, Wigan CB/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: 18th September 2020