Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 444 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 22,980 Show data context 789 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 347 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 295 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 646 Show data context 10 Show data context
Chemicals 148 Show data context 21 Show data context
Metal Workers 9,149 Show data context 78 Show data context
Precious Metals 142 Show data context 24 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 2,950 Show data context 116 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 341 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 242 Show data context 65 Show data context
Textile Workers 208 Show data context 133 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 2,096 Show data context 3,516 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,536 Show data context 423 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 6,963 Show data context 211 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 136 Show data context 199 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 1,630 Show data context 324 Show data context
Builders 11,042 Show data context 7 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 5,314 Show data context 25 Show data context
Other Materials 130 Show data context 43 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 609 Show data context 57 Show data context
Transport and Communication 20,203 Show data context 808 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 25,478 Show data context 10,243 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,590 Show data context 35 Show data context
Professional Occupations 6,583 Show data context 9,409 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 2,064 Show data context 594 Show data context
Personal Service 11,572 Show data context 53,415 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 7,957 Show data context 6,936 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,471 Show data context 477 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 843 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 14,121 Show data context 778 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 26,877 Show data context 169,075 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, East Sussex AdmC 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: 06th August 2020