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 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,532 Show data context 54 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 663 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 130 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 511 Show data context 116 Show data context
Chemicals 576 Show data context 36 Show data context
Metal Workers 11,877 Show data context 173 Show data context
Precious Metals 83 Show data context 23 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,675 Show data context 11 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 182 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 597 Show data context 121 Show data context
Textile Workers 140 Show data context 195 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 3,485 Show data context 5,943 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 3,362 Show data context 4,251 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 5,826 Show data context 228 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 865 Show data context 2,823 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 2,797 Show data context 974 Show data context
Builders 7,302 Show data context 7 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,450 Show data context 153 Show data context
Other Materials 180 Show data context 194 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 701 Show data context 51 Show data context
Transport and Communication 20,844 Show data context 646 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 18,071 Show data context 6,960 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,655 Show data context 38 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,451 Show data context 4,426 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 758 Show data context 165 Show data context
Personal Service 4,224 Show data context 18,763 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 9,984 Show data context 6,587 Show data context
Warehousemen 4,411 Show data context 4,002 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,147 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 17,966 Show data context 3,070 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 13,132 Show data context 109,651 Show data context
Date: Source:
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'

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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, Bristol MB/CB 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: 11th May 2021