Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

No chart.

Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 817 Show data context 35 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 17,510 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 98 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 14,612 Show data context 14,657 Show data context
Chemicals 252 Show data context 40 Show data context
Metal Workers 6,481 Show data context 24 Show data context
Precious Metals 38 Show data context 13 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 738 Show data context 4 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 62 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 33 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textile Workers 70 Show data context 962 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 724 Show data context 1,467 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 833 Show data context 192 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 2,376 Show data context 65 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 117 Show data context 144 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 1,244 Show data context 282 Show data context
Builders 4,191 Show data context 11 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,185 Show data context 15,531 Show data context
Other Materials 420 Show data context 232 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 301 Show data context 14 Show data context
Transport and Communication 7,879 Show data context 187 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 7,477 Show data context 4,115 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 433 Show data context 10 Show data context
Professional Occupations 1,303 Show data context 1,813 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 495 Show data context 109 Show data context
Personal Service 1,943 Show data context 6,183 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,899 Show data context 2,156 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,768 Show data context 1,217 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,897 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 12,976 Show data context 4,466 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 5,394 Show data context 53,128 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'

This website exists to help people doing personal research projects on particular areas within a locality. So long as you are using our data for only a small number of units, you are not making money out of what you are doing, and you are not systematically re-publishing our data, you do not need to request permission from us, but you do need to acknowledge us as your source with the wording:

"This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth".

Where the above statement is included in a web page or similar online resource, the reference to "www.VisionofBritain.org.uk" must be a working hyperlink.

nCube definition


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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Stoke on Trent MB/CB through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10106722/cube/OCC_ORD1931

Date accessed: 17th January 2022