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 170 Show data context 8 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 789 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 54 Show data context 3 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 514 Show data context 99 Show data context
Chemicals 114 Show data context 24 Show data context
Metal Workers 9,584 Show data context 2,283 Show data context
Precious Metals 69 Show data context 146 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 267 Show data context 68 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 28 Show data context 8 Show data context
Skins and Leather 27 Show data context 91 Show data context
Textile Workers 24 Show data context 35 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 156 Show data context 363 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 267 Show data context 101 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,047 Show data context 44 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 89 Show data context 302 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 386 Show data context 329 Show data context
Builders 1,367 Show data context 3 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 521 Show data context 251 Show data context
Other Materials 14 Show data context 28 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 95 Show data context 42 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,977 Show data context 124 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,978 Show data context 1,186 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 137 Show data context 4 Show data context
Professional Occupations 385 Show data context 553 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 152 Show data context 24 Show data context
Personal Service 500 Show data context 1,844 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,154 Show data context 1,160 Show data context
Warehousemen 566 Show data context 478 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 370 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 4,339 Show data context 1,095 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,756 Show data context 19,859 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, West Bromwich 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: 26th September 2021