Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 106 Show data context
Agriculture 517 Show data context 91 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 10 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 293 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 8 Show data context
Skins and Leather 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 3 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 80 Show data context 72 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 141 Show data context 29 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 182 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 20 Show data context 49 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 88 Show data context 24 Show data context
Builders 335 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 98 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,001 Show data context 14 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 815 Show data context 323 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 53 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 110 Show data context 157 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 189 Show data context 777 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 303 Show data context 136 Show data context
Warehousemen 94 Show data context 94 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 41 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 698 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, Boston 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: 12th August 2020