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 1,820 Show data context 126 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 950 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 19 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 206 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 7 Show data context
Skins and Leather 5 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textile Workers 12 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 80 Show data context 44 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 68 Show data context 14 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 198 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
Builders 363 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 65 Show data context
Transport and Communication 477 Show data context 15 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 361 Show data context 114 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 104 Show data context 238 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 15 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 169 Show data context 860 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 125 Show data context 44 Show data context
Warehousemen 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 67 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 421 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, Oswestry 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: 16th October 2021