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 913 Show data context 28 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 249 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 8 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 474 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 50 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 283 Show data context 501 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 31 Show data context 5 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 104 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 2 Show data context 18 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Builders 246 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 25 Show data context
Transport and Communication 280 Show data context 20 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 175 Show data context 56 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 64 Show data context 57 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 88 Show data context 341 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 56 Show data context 40 Show data context
Warehousemen 13 Show data context 12 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 73 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 254 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, Kettering RD 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: 23rd September 2019