Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context
Agriculture 138 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 206 Show data context 4 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 5 Show data context
Skins and Leather 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 77 Show data context 199 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 156 Show data context 340 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 81 Show data context 3 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 103 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 11 Show data context 12 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 48 Show data context 12 Show data context
Builders 157 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 59 Show data context
Transport and Communication 307 Show data context 13 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 354 Show data context 167 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 33 Show data context 2 Show data context
Professional Occupations 104 Show data context 111 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 21 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 117 Show data context 419 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 160 Show data context 111 Show data context
Warehousemen 47 Show data context 21 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 16 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 306 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 17 , 'Occupations (condensed list) of Males and Females, showing also the 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, Stroud UD 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: 18th November 2019