Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 207 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 32,344 Show data context 1,110 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 441 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 361 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 869 Show data context 16 Show data context
Chemicals 321 Show data context 14 Show data context
Metal Workers 25,895 Show data context 199 Show data context
Precious Metals 129 Show data context 10 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 5,136 Show data context 367 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 491 Show data context 11 Show data context
Skins and Leather 418 Show data context 99 Show data context
Textile Workers 180 Show data context 275 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 3,741 Show data context 7,209 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 4,310 Show data context 841 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 13,330 Show data context 432 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 396 Show data context 544 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 2,313 Show data context 573 Show data context
Builders 17,652 Show data context 12 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 8,212 Show data context 103 Show data context
Other Materials 270 Show data context 83 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 2,224 Show data context 80 Show data context
Transport and Communication 43,583 Show data context 1,399 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 37,120 Show data context 16,474 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 51,433 Show data context 39 Show data context
Professional Occupations 8,933 Show data context 10,804 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 2,557 Show data context 624 Show data context
Personal Service 15,280 Show data context 62,948 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 14,273 Show data context 10,124 Show data context
Warehousemen 3,935 Show data context 1,173 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 2,338 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 34,688 Show data context 1,979 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 45,267 Show data context 297,519 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, Hampshire 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: 17th September 2019