Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context
Agriculture 356 Show data context 11 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 8 Show data context
Mine & Quarry Products 36 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery & Glass 26 Show data context 13 Show data context
Chemicals 20 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,310 Show data context 38 Show data context
Precious Metals 11 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 270 Show data context 49 Show data context
Watches, Clocks & Instruments 39 Show data context
Skins & Leather 23 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Workers 8 Show data context 29 Show data context
Textile Goods & Clothing 155 Show data context 357 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, & Tobacco 194 Show data context 27 Show data context
Wood & Furniture 632 Show data context 30 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 47 Show data context 99 Show data context
Printers & Photographers 391 Show data context 84 Show data context
Builders 730 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 499 Show data context
Transport & Communication 1,576 Show data context 88 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 2,144 Show data context 828 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 474 Show data context 3 Show data context
Professional Occupations 503 Show data context 473 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 128 Show data context 28 Show data context
Personal Service 571 Show data context 2,693 Show data context
Clerks & Draughtsmen 1,323 Show data context 1,148 Show data context
Warehousemen 202 Show data context 52 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 104 Show data context
Other & Undefined Workers 1,508 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, Kingston upon Thames MB through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1931 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th May 2024