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 73 Show data context 19 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 20 Show data context
Mine & Quarry Products 29 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery & Glass 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
Metal Workers 272 Show data context 2 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 35 Show data context 5 Show data context
Watches, Clocks & Instruments 0 Show data context
Skins & Leather 7 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods & Clothing 29 Show data context 18 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, & Tobacco 24 Show data context 6 Show data context
Wood & Furniture 138 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 301 Show data context 107 Show data context
Printers & Photographers 13 Show data context 12 Show data context
Builders 136 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 17 Show data context
Transport & Communication 408 Show data context 13 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 149 Show data context 92 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 50 Show data context 25 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Personal Service 44 Show data context 187 Show data context
Clerks & Draughtsmen 64 Show data context 54 Show data context
Warehousemen 63 Show data context 35 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 149 Show data context
Other & Undefined Workers 954 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, Swanscombe UD 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: 24th April 2024