Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 13,803 Show data context 301 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 364 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 113 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 67 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 5,259 Show data context 161 Show data context
Precious Metals 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 822 Show data context 5 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 93 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 123 Show data context 18 Show data context
Textile Workers 496 Show data context 540 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,005 Show data context 1,720 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,049 Show data context 136 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 3,808 Show data context 140 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 215 Show data context 240 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 1,147 Show data context 135 Show data context
Builders 4,861 Show data context 3 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,951 Show data context 14 Show data context
Other Materials 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 211 Show data context 9 Show data context
Transport and Communication 6,850 Show data context 319 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 6,551 Show data context 2,698 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,434 Show data context 15 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,800 Show data context 2,806 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 404 Show data context 78 Show data context
Personal Service 3,808 Show data context 14,603 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,631 Show data context 1,993 Show data context
Warehousemen 787 Show data context 97 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 390 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 6,896 Show data context 401 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 12,487 Show data context 59,618 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, Oxfordshire 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: 18th November 2019