Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 19,534 Show data context 1,131 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,347 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 331 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 1,509 Show data context 597 Show data context
Chemicals 337 Show data context 15 Show data context
Metal Workers 26,900 Show data context 5,295 Show data context
Precious Metals 247 Show data context 221 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,740 Show data context 447 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 137 Show data context 5 Show data context
Skins and Leather 555 Show data context 278 Show data context
Textile Workers 2,688 Show data context 4,421 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 2,280 Show data context 5,455 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,023 Show data context 376 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 4,971 Show data context 259 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 124 Show data context 517 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 954 Show data context 333 Show data context
Builders 8,478 Show data context 11 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,673 Show data context 847 Show data context
Other Materials 174 Show data context 308 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 745 Show data context 675 Show data context
Transport and Communication 12,308 Show data context 538 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 12,373 Show data context 5,883 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,169 Show data context 20 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,201 Show data context 3,983 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 680 Show data context 95 Show data context
Personal Service 3,537 Show data context 18,272 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 6,331 Show data context 5,134 Show data context
Warehousemen 2,380 Show data context 2,419 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,314 Show data context 6 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 17,257 Show data context 3,974 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 13,582 Show data context 110,100 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, Worcestershire 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: 20th October 2019