Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 95 Show data context 9 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 130 Show data context 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 195 Show data context 17 Show data context
Chemicals 158 Show data context 23 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,075 Show data context 752 Show data context
Precious Metals 39 Show data context 8 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 709 Show data context 203 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 85 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 228 Show data context 149 Show data context
Textile Workers 42 Show data context 181 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 423 Show data context 2,033 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 562 Show data context 288 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,323 Show data context 55 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 114 Show data context 212 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 723 Show data context 158 Show data context
Builders 1,840 Show data context 6 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 759 Show data context 80 Show data context
Other Materials 82 Show data context 80 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 185 Show data context 86 Show data context
Transport and Communication 6,990 Show data context 399 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 4,305 Show data context 1,626 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 551 Show data context 9 Show data context
Professional Occupations 700 Show data context 863 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 244 Show data context 64 Show data context
Personal Service 1,449 Show data context 4,222 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 3,417 Show data context 3,036 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,213 Show data context 882 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 481 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 5,824 Show data context 1,033 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,976 Show data context 27,385 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Occupations of Males and Females, showing also 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, Deptford MetB 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: 20th October 2021