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 1,260 Show data context 42 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 8 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 5 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 179 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 2 Show data context
Skins and Leather 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 24 Show data context 27 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 69 Show data context 8 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 258 Show data context 16 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 94 Show data context 52 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 39 Show data context 10 Show data context
Builders 293 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 70 Show data context
Transport and Communication 391 Show data context 14 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 236 Show data context 115 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 36 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 90 Show data context 133 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 184 Show data context 937 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 71 Show data context 65 Show data context
Warehousemen 69 Show data context 11 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 31 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 454 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, Newbury RD 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