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 464 Show data context 20 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 15 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 22 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Workers 565 Show data context 18 Show data context
Precious Metals 15 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 284 Show data context 31 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 41 Show data context
Skins and Leather 9 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Workers 78 Show data context 129 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 538 Show data context 726 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 132 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 338 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 50 Show data context 106 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 572 Show data context 35 Show data context
Builders 670 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 264 Show data context
Transport and Communication 950 Show data context 43 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,316 Show data context 426 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 108 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 478 Show data context 352 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 87 Show data context 16 Show data context
Personal Service 324 Show data context 1,756 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 913 Show data context 728 Show data context
Warehousemen 165 Show data context 117 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 50 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 880 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, St Albans MB 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: 30th September 2020