Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 218 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 17,021 Show data context 656 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1,381 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 173 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 653 Show data context 51 Show data context
Chemicals 452 Show data context 16 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,099 Show data context 14 Show data context
Precious Metals 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 666 Show data context 5 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 94 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 101 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textile Workers 317 Show data context 512 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 825 Show data context 1,301 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,468 Show data context 143 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 3,181 Show data context 80 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 38 Show data context 40 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 450 Show data context 79 Show data context
Builders 5,538 Show data context 7 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,471 Show data context 45 Show data context
Other Materials 49 Show data context 12 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 188 Show data context 4 Show data context
Transport and Communication 8,880 Show data context 316 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 7,885 Show data context 3,526 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 6,360 Show data context 9 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,251 Show data context 2,834 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 435 Show data context 87 Show data context
Personal Service 3,314 Show data context 15,507 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,453 Show data context 1,753 Show data context
Warehousemen 582 Show data context 93 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 550 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 7,575 Show data context 310 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 11,354 Show data context 72,081 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, Dorset AdmC 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: 09th August 2020