Economically Active by Sex

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Data for 1921 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 11,231,173 Show data context 4,851,830 Show data context
Economically inactive 1,677,599 Show data context 9,962,293 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 12,374,661 Show data context 5,399,904 Show data context
Economically inactive 1,289,993 Show data context 10,031,196 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 13,230,019 Show data context 6,013,515 Show data context
Economically inactive 1,868,086 Show data context 10,946,593 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'
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'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'

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Numbers of persons of each sex who are economically active or inactive, as recorded by the Census of Population.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, England Dep through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Economically Active by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2019