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 382 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 10 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 29 Show data context 7 Show data context
Metal Workers 331 Show data context 3 Show data context
Precious Metals 5 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 107 Show data context 2 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 5 Show data context
Skins and Leather 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 12 Show data context 39 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 65 Show data context 104 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 60 Show data context 9 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 178 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 0 Show data context 5 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 55 Show data context 3 Show data context
Builders 434 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 146 Show data context
Transport and Communication 706 Show data context 48 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 808 Show data context 285 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 124 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 646 Show data context 1,145 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 220 Show data context 14 Show data context
Personal Service 307 Show data context 1,679 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 528 Show data context 310 Show data context
Warehousemen 54 Show data context 7 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 75 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 695 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, Epsom and Ewell UD/MB 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: 21st May 2022