Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 11,307 Show data context 470 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 486 Show data context 7 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 156 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 94 Show data context 9 Show data context
Metals & Machines 3,730 Show data context 171 Show data context
Textiles 18 Show data context 14 Show data context
Skins and Leather 224 Show data context 90 Show data context
Clothing 237 Show data context 214 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,001 Show data context 84 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 348 Show data context 78 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 197 Show data context 72 Show data context
Building 1,638 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 36 Show data context 10 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 236 Show data context 7 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,317 Show data context 32 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 3,975 Show data context 1,296 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 5,169 Show data context 1,044 Show data context
Professions 509 Show data context 385 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 119 Show data context 53 Show data context
Personal Service 1,933 Show data context 4,531 Show data context
Other or not stated 62 Show data context 9 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 2 , 'Industries of Males and Females (exclusive of persons out of work)'

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This industrial classification was used in the Industry Reports of both the 1931 Census of England and Wales and the 1931 Census of Scotland, and it is always broken down by gender. The classification is defined in Census 1931: Classification of Industries (London: H.M.S.O., 1929), which notes "The Industrial Classification is based strictly on the nature of the product, or, in the case of non-manufacturing industries, on the type o service rendered, and no consideration of personal occupation enters int...


o it." (p. i). Some Orders were broken down into Sub-Orders, and all were then divided into "Groups", but the latter were listed only for counties and large towns.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Parts of Kesteven AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Industrial Order (1931) by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th January 2020