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 1,242 Show data context 34 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 52 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 3 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 102 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 19 Show data context 13 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 44 Show data context 4 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 114 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Builders 199 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 45 Show data context
Transport and Communication 282 Show data context 12 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 203 Show data context 74 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 89 Show data context 69 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 10 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 162 Show data context 638 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 42 Show data context 35 Show data context
Warehousemen 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 2 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 170 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, Petworth 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: 23rd January 2022