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 613 Show data context 31 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 24 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 14 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 653 Show data context 54 Show data context
Precious Metals 15 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 48 Show data context 4 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 5 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 32 Show data context 61 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 42 Show data context 2 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 226 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 2 Show data context 4 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
Builders 256 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 58 Show data context
Transport and Communication 205 Show data context 19 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 217 Show data context 85 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 157 Show data context 165 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Personal Service 62 Show data context 595 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 156 Show data context 175 Show data context
Warehousemen 60 Show data context 19 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 29 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 433 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, North Bromsgrove UD 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: 27th January 2022