Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 21 Show data context
Agriculture 385 Show data context 12 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 50 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 22 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 391 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 108 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 11 Show data context
Skins and Leather 13 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textile Workers 200 Show data context 55 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 201 Show data context 367 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 99 Show data context 84 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 267 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 19 Show data context 17 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 94 Show data context 21 Show data context
Builders 348 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 231 Show data context
Transport and Communication 657 Show data context 27 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,688 Show data context 632 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 84 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 460 Show data context 417 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 110 Show data context 29 Show data context
Personal Service 386 Show data context 3,122 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 521 Show data context 294 Show data context
Warehousemen 46 Show data context 14 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 36 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 392 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, Lytham St Annes 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: 08th December 2021