1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupation Tables, Table 17 : " Occupations (condensed list) of Males and Females, showing also the total Operatives and the total Out of Work".

List England and Wales Dep England Dep
Occupation Persons
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MALES: Total, all ages. 17,840,740 Show data context
Total, aged 14 years and over. 13,665,986 Show data context
I-XXXI Occupied, 14 years and over. 12,375,764 Show data context
Operatives (in work). 9,213,459 Show data context
Out of work (all classes). 1,520,880 Show data context
XXXII Unoccupied and retired, 14 years and over. 1,290,222 Show data context
I Fishermen. 24,566 Show data context
II Agricultural occupations. 1,024,825 Show data context
  011 Farmers. 196,054 Show data context
  013, 030 Gardeners and their labourers. 257,696 Show data context
  020-3 Agricultural labourers. 445,136 Show data context
III Mining and quarrying occupations. 731,656 Show data context
IV Makers of coal, gas, lime, etc. 21,985 Show data context
V Makers of bricks, pottery, glass. 70,006 Show data context
VI Workers in chemicals, paints, etc. 37,364 Show data context
VII Metal workers. 1,275,998 Show data context
  150-9 Foundry workers (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 110,721 Show data context
  160 Smiths, etc. (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 92,108 Show data context
  170 Metal machinists (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 134,650 Show data context
  180-9 Fitters, mechanical engineers, etc. (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 400,818 Show data context
VIII Workers in precious metals. 23,221 Show data context
IX Electrical apparatus makers, fitters. 179,353 Show data context
X Makers of watches, clocks, etc. 20,075 Show data context
XI Workers in skins; leather goods makers. 45,839 Show data context
XII Textile workers. 300,261 Show data context
XIII Makers of textile goods and articles of dress. 269,127 Show data context
  344 Tailors (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 66,522 Show data context
  352-6 Boot, shoe and clog makers (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 126,130 Show data context
XIV (1) Makers of foods. 132,326 Show data context
XIV (2,3) Makers of drinks. 21,443 Show data context
XIV (4) Makers of tobacco. 5,349 Show data context
XV Workers in wood and furniture. 481,885 Show data context
  414 Carpenters (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 234,580 Show data context
  424, 5 Wood carvers and turners (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 39,744 Show data context
XVI Paper workers, bookbinders, etc. 36,912 Show data context
XVII Printers and photographers. 149,041 Show data context
XVIII Builders, bricklayers, etc. 648,920 Show data context
  484, 490 Bricklayers and masons (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 146,610 Show data context
XIX Painters and decorators, etc. 252,529 Show data context
XX-XXI Workers in miscellaneous materials. 92,670 Show data context
XXII (1) Railway transport workers. 246,135 Show data context
XXII (2) Road transport workers. 655,286 Show data context
XXII (3, 4) Water and other transport workers. 569,711 Show data context
  658-9 Messengers and porters. 222,319 Show data context
XXIII Commercial and financial occupations. 1,389,465 Show data context
  670-85 Proprietors and managers of retail businesses. 392,330 Show data context
  700-716 Shop assistants in retail businesses. 378,152 Show data context
XXIV Public administration and defence. 282,287 Show data context
XXV Professional occupations. 333,587 Show data context
  800-1 Teachers. 76,729 Show data context
XXVI Persons professionally engaged in entertainments, etc. 87,410 Show data context
XXVII Persons engaged in personal service. 445,011 Show data context
XXVIII Clerks, draughtsmen, typists. 767,018 Show data context
XXIX Warehousemen, packers. 248,086 Show data context
XXX Stationary engine drivers, etc. 136,513 Show data context
XXXI Other and undefined workers. 1,369,904 Show data context
  920-930 General and undefined labourers. 744,486 Show data context
  940 Unskilled workers in factories, works, etc. 467,254 Show data context
FEMALES: Total, all ages. 19,521,309 Show data context
Total, aged 14 years and over. 15,432,355 Show data context
I-XXXI Occupied, 14 years and over. 5,400,451 Show data context
  Operatives (in work). 4,505,175 Show data context
  Out of work (all classes). 467,455 Show data context
XXXII Unoccupied and retired, 14 years and over. 10,031,904 Show data context
I to XI Total of orders I to XI. 240,426 Show data context
II Agricultural occupations (010-039). 47,078 Show data context
V Makers of bricks, pottery, glass (090-108). 25,272 Show data context
VI Workers in chemicals and paints, etc. (110-128). 4,146 Show data context
VII Metal workers (130-238). 94,724 Show data context
IX Electrical apparatus makers, fitters (250-269). 28,413 Show data context
XI Workers in skins; leather goods makers (280-298). 23,952 Show data context
XII Textile workers. 571,857 Show data context
XIII Makers of textile goods and articles of dress. 532,502 Show data context
  344 Tailoresses (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 134,816 Show data context
  345 Dress and blouse makers (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 110,130 Show data context
  347-8, 360-8 Embroiderers, milliners, sewers, etc. (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 178,296 Show data context
XIV Makers of foods, drinks, tobacco. 72,976 Show data context
  370-8 Makers of foods. 54,298 Show data context
XV Workers in wood and furniture. 19,493 Show data context
XVI Paper workers, bookbinders. 63,464 Show data context
XVII Printers and photographers. 37,368 Show data context
XVIII-XXI Total of orders XVIII to XXI (builders, painters and decorators, other and mixed products). 70,283 Show data context
XXII Transport workers. 66,309 Show data context
  654-6 Telegraph and telephone operators (excluding employers, managers and foremen). 32,197 Show data context
XXIII Commercial and financial occupations. 570,713 Show data context
  670-85 Proprietors and managers of retail businesses. 140,319 Show data context
  700-716 Shop assistants in retail businesses. 372,287 Show data context
XXIV Public administration and defence. 2,809 Show data context
XXV Professional occupations. 365,903 Show data context
  790-99 Midwives, nurses, etc. 146,130 Show data context
  800-1 Teachers. 184,895 Show data context
XXVI Persons professionally engaged in entertainments, etc. 21,576 Show data context
XXVII Persons engaged in personal service. 1,829,901 Show data context
  850 Domestic servants. 1,259,319 Show data context
  862 Lodging and boarding house keepers. 64,249 Show data context
  864-5 Innkeepers, barmaids, etc. 46,246 Show data context
  866 Waiters/Waitresses. 67,657 Show data context
  870 Laundry workers. 124,462 Show data context
  874 Charwomen. 136,074 Show data context
XXVIII Clerks, typists, etc. 566,656 Show data context
XXIX Warehousewomen, packers. 154,232 Show data context
XXX-XXI Total of orders XXX and XXXI (Stationary engine drivers, other and undefined workers). 213,983 Show data context
  940 Unskilled workers in factories, works, etc. 174,251 Show data context

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