Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 300 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 3,744 Show data context 1,097 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3,546 Show data context 19 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 77 Show data context 24 Show data context
Chemicals 74 Show data context 16 Show data context
Metals & Machines 352 Show data context 21 Show data context
Textiles 148 Show data context 363 Show data context
Skins and Leather 39 Show data context 0 Show data context
Clothing 76 Show data context 79 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 330 Show data context 100 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 336 Show data context 13 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 47 Show data context 16 Show data context
Building 1,339 Show data context 24 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 37 Show data context 5 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 83 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport and Communication 725 Show data context 26 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,591 Show data context 764 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 1,098 Show data context 494 Show data context
Professions 321 Show data context 294 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 175 Show data context 46 Show data context
Personal Service 709 Show data context 2,415 Show data context
Other or not stated 214 Show data context 117 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of Scotland, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Industries of Males and Females in Cities, Counties, and Large Burghs'

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This industrial classification was used in the Industry Reports of both the 1931 Census of England and Wales and the 1931 Census of Scotland, and it is always broken down by gender. The classification is defined in Census 1931: Classification of Industries (London: H.M.S.O., 1929), which notes "The Industrial Classification is based strictly on the nature of the product, or, in the case of non-manufacturing industries, on the type o service rendered, and no consideration of personal occupation enters int...


o it." (p. i). Some Orders were broken down into Sub-Orders, and all were then divided into "Groups", but the latter were listed only for counties and large towns.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, East Lothian ScoCnty through time | Industry Statistics | Industrial Order (1931) by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th October 2021