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 779 Show data context 80 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 42 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 170 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 559 Show data context 1,137 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 32 Show data context 54 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 29 Show data context 21 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 85 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 102 Show data context 33 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 23 Show data context 4 Show data context
Builders 143 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 29 Show data context
Transport and Communication 184 Show data context 10 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 423 Show data context 90 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 123 Show data context 145 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 82 Show data context 380 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 141 Show data context 72 Show data context
Warehousemen 46 Show data context 5 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 41 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 271 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, Blackburn 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: 10th May 2021