Economically Active by Sex

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Data for 1921 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 880,408 Show data context 213,149 Show data context
Economically inactive 123,642 Show data context 792,497 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 872,672 Show data context 206,139 Show data context
Economically inactive 95,533 Show data context 773,655 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 833,523 Show data context 259,361 Show data context
Economically inactive 135,455 Show data context 779,844 Show data context
Data for 1961 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 828,561 Show data context 295,391 Show data context
Economically inactive 154,371 Show data context 758,562 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 764,954 Show data context 382,185 Show data context
Economically inactive 230,633 Show data context 707,091 Show data context
Data for 1981 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 758,561 Show data context 451,469 Show data context
Economically inactive 260,300 Show data context 660,427 Show data context
Data for 1991 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 725,651 Show data context 529,975 Show data context
Economically inactive 348,455 Show data context 653,582 Show data context
Data for 2001 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 687,248 Show data context 578,255 Show data context
Economically inactive 327,343 Show data context 482,490 Show data context
Data for 2011 Sex
Economically Active Male Female
Economically active 782,190 Show data context 694,545 Show data context
Economically inactive 330,649 Show data context 437,782 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'
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'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'
1961 - 2011 Census of Population

 

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Numbers of persons of each sex who are economically active or inactive, as recorded by the Census of Population.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wales Dep through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Economically Active by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001055/cube/CENSUS_ACTIVE_GEN

Date accessed: 19th October 2019