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 2,371 Show data context 68 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 27 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 14 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 75 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 400 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 90 Show data context 5 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 8 Show data context
Skins and Leather 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Workers 6 Show data context 13 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 52 Show data context 88 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 76 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 417 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 48 Show data context 6 Show data context
Builders 641 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 184 Show data context
Transport and Communication 808 Show data context 29 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 740 Show data context 214 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 87 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 312 Show data context 291 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 55 Show data context 9 Show data context
Personal Service 488 Show data context 2,568 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 249 Show data context 178 Show data context
Warehousemen 49 Show data context 3 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 32 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 721 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, Hambledon 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: 04th April 2020