Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context
Agriculture 1,052 Show data context 50 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 22 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 394 Show data context 2 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 69 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 3 Show data context
Skins and Leather 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Workers 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 29 Show data context 42 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 73 Show data context 8 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 221 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 15 Show data context 4 Show data context
Builders 410 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 102 Show data context
Transport and Communication 924 Show data context 20 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 399 Show data context 123 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 601 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 149 Show data context 133 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 186 Show data context 778 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 196 Show data context 126 Show data context
Warehousemen 47 Show data context 11 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 41 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 623 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, South Stoneham RD 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: 11th December 2019