Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1,432 Show data context 4 Show data context
Agriculture 49,615 Show data context 1,373 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 759 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 152 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 190 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 100 Show data context 12 Show data context
Metal Workers 8,357 Show data context 210 Show data context
Precious Metals 29 Show data context 3 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,429 Show data context 65 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 205 Show data context 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 378 Show data context 75 Show data context
Textile Workers 427 Show data context 1,729 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 8,334 Show data context 8,213 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 3,339 Show data context 599 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 6,937 Show data context 232 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 189 Show data context 636 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 1,374 Show data context 371 Show data context
Builders 10,376 Show data context 18 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,566 Show data context 49 Show data context
Other Materials 223 Show data context 217 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 439 Show data context 31 Show data context
Transport and Communication 15,624 Show data context 663 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 17,563 Show data context 6,875 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,207 Show data context 28 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,687 Show data context 5,068 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 734 Show data context 132 Show data context
Personal Service 6,129 Show data context 25,016 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 5,990 Show data context 4,070 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,645 Show data context 1,176 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 702 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 14,685 Show data context 1,506 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 20,498 Show data context 147,393 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, Norfolk 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: 16th October 2021