Economically Active by Sex

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Data for 1921 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 277,565 Show data context 135,434 Show data context
Economically inactive 56,126 Show data context 280,120 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 375,978 Show data context 178,065 Show data context
Economically inactive 51,337 Show data context 345,598 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 490,165 Show data context 238,036 Show data context
Economically inactive 81,080 Show data context 458,110 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'
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'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'

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Numbers of persons of each sex who are economically active or inactive, as recorded by the Census of Population.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Surrey AdmC through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Economically Active by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 06th August 2020