Census Unemployment by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
Census Unemployment Male Female
In employment 593,568 Show data context 159,192 Show data context
Self-employed
Unemployed 162,902 Show data context 15,619 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
Census Unemployment Male Female
In employment 741,000 Show data context 235,304 Show data context
Self-employed 62,507 Show data context 15,768 Show data context
Unemployed 30,016 Show data context 8,289 Show data context
Data for 1961 Sex
Census Unemployment Male Female
In employment 719,901 Show data context 267,252 Show data context
Self-employed 92,020 Show data context 21,694 Show data context
Unemployed 16,640 Show data context 6,446 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
Census Unemployment Male Female
In employment 729,296 Show data context 362,874 Show data context
Self-employed
Unemployed 35,658 Show data context 19,311 Show data context
Data for 1981 Sex
Census Unemployment Male Female
In employment 570,065 Show data context 388,329 Show data context
Self-employed 91,641 Show data context 26,462 Show data context
Unemployed 96,854 Show data context 36,678 Show data context
Data for 1991 Sex
Census Unemployment Male Female
In employment 494,475 Show data context 447,066 Show data context
Self-employed 124,276 Show data context 39,255 Show data context
Unemployed 106,899 Show data context 43,653 Show data context
Data for 2001 Sex
Census Unemployment Male Female
In employment 524,433 Show data context 509,077 Show data context
Self-employed 115,584 Show data context 43,918 Show data context
Unemployed 47,231 Show data context 25,260 Show data context
Data for 2011 Sex
Census Unemployment Male Female
In employment 582,192 Show data context 603,825 Show data context
Self-employed 139,028 Show data context 55,001 Show data context
Unemployed 60,970 Show data context 35,719 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'
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 unemployed as recorded by the Census of Population.

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Date accessed: 20th June 2019