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 771 Show data context 16 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 57 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 28 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Workers 1,755 Show data context 18 Show data context
Precious Metals 11 Show data context 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 290 Show data context 4 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 43 Show data context 1 Show data context
Skins and Leather 59 Show data context 45 Show data context
Textile Workers 8 Show data context 17 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 450 Show data context 936 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 357 Show data context 42 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 922 Show data context 47 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 92 Show data context 77 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 420 Show data context 78 Show data context
Builders 1,213 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 514 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other Materials 13 Show data context 9 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 83 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport and Communication 3,134 Show data context 93 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 3,267 Show data context 1,581 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 917 Show data context 12 Show data context
Professional Occupations 898 Show data context 912 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 227 Show data context 54 Show data context
Personal Service 887 Show data context 4,190 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,649 Show data context 939 Show data context
Warehousemen 415 Show data context 95 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 115 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 2,309 Show data context 206 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,361 Show data context 19,343 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, Exeter MB/CB 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: 06th April 2020