Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 78 Show data context 12 Show data context
Agriculture 10,712 Show data context 1,956 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 13,723 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 141 Show data context 9 Show data context
Chemicals 23 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Workers 8,249 Show data context 389 Show data context
Precious Metals 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 413 Show data context 3 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 63 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 278 Show data context 156 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 658 Show data context 979 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 430 Show data context 75 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,452 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 7 Show data context 7 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 169 Show data context 10 Show data context
Builders 2,982 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 473 Show data context 103 Show data context
Other Materials 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 185 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport and Communication 4,603 Show data context 188 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 4,281 Show data context 2,010 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 356 Show data context 8 Show data context
Professional Occupations 1,544 Show data context 1,424 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 170 Show data context 29 Show data context
Personal Service 866 Show data context 5,366 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,504 Show data context 478 Show data context
Warehousemen 471 Show data context 77 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,587 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 5,282 Show data context 806 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 6,699 Show data context 54,672 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, Carmarthenshire 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: 20th January 2022