Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 15,478 Show data context 619 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 53,362 Show data context 7 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 372 Show data context 4 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 794 Show data context 45 Show data context
Chemicals 551 Show data context 108 Show data context
Metal Workers 20,124 Show data context 1,914 Show data context
Precious Metals 117 Show data context 37 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 2,741 Show data context 219 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 249 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 742 Show data context 358 Show data context
Textile Workers 10,558 Show data context 22,473 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 2,898 Show data context 14,083 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 3,655 Show data context 2,071 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 8,188 Show data context 535 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 748 Show data context 1,659 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 2,580 Show data context 683 Show data context
Builders 12,343 Show data context 18 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,383 Show data context 197 Show data context
Other Materials 374 Show data context 124 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,083 Show data context 119 Show data context
Transport and Communication 22,483 Show data context 1,235 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 25,094 Show data context 8,656 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,579 Show data context 33 Show data context
Professional Occupations 4,895 Show data context 5,570 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,323 Show data context 198 Show data context
Personal Service 6,295 Show data context 23,967 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 10,339 Show data context 8,061 Show data context
Warehousemen 4,719 Show data context 3,887 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 3,329 Show data context 6 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 19,090 Show data context 2,699 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 20,418 Show data context 186,036 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, Nottinghamshire 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: 16th October 2019