Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context
Agriculture 135 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3,687 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 9 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 118 Show data context 60 Show data context
Chemicals 38 Show data context 17 Show data context
Metal Workers 531 Show data context 3 Show data context
Precious Metals 2 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Workers 449 Show data context 1,128 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 59 Show data context 409 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 42 Show data context 15 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 149 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 2 Show data context 9 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 24 Show data context 5 Show data context
Builders 307 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 84 Show data context
Transport and Communication 478 Show data context 23 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 494 Show data context 205 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 92 Show data context 121 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 14 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 123 Show data context 434 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 203 Show data context 144 Show data context
Warehousemen 99 Show data context 48 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 125 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 433 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 17 , 'Occupations (condensed list) of Males and Females, showing also the 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, Heanor UD 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: 25th May 2019