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 13,030 Show data context 444 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 461 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 52 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 64 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 3,553 Show data context 48 Show data context
Precious Metals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 209 Show data context 2 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 39 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 185 Show data context 64 Show data context
Textile Workers 27 Show data context 22 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 287 Show data context 287 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 694 Show data context 40 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,121 Show data context 68 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 12 Show data context 17 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 146 Show data context 37 Show data context
Builders 2,191 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 424 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other Materials 10 Show data context 4 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 41 Show data context 9 Show data context
Transport and Communication 3,099 Show data context 104 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,962 Show data context 1,128 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,903 Show data context 4 Show data context
Professional Occupations 827 Show data context 1,064 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 118 Show data context 19 Show data context
Personal Service 1,202 Show data context 5,190 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,080 Show data context 455 Show data context
Warehousemen 298 Show data context 55 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 301 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 2,757 Show data context 236 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 4,598 Show data context 32,723 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 Kesteven 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: 18th February 2020