Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,192 Show data context 56 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metals & Machines 142 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textiles 1,137 Show data context 1,014 Show data context
Skins and Leather 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Clothing 30 Show data context 40 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 75 Show data context 20 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 100 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 33 Show data context 9 Show data context
Building 289 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 42 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport and Communication 238 Show data context 12 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 606 Show data context 266 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 374 Show data context 123 Show data context
Professions 117 Show data context 106 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 25 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 359 Show data context 856 Show data context
Other or not stated 53 Show data context 38 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of Scotland, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Industries of Males and Females in Cities, Counties, and Large Burghs'

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This industrial classification was used in the Industry Reports of both the 1931 Census of England and Wales and the 1931 Census of Scotland, and it is always broken down by gender. The classification is defined in Census 1931: Classification of Industries (London: H.M.S.O., 1929), which notes "The Industrial Classification is based strictly on the nature of the product, or, in the case of non-manufacturing industries, on the type o service rendered, and no consideration of personal occupation enters int...


o it." (p. i). Some Orders were broken down into Sub-Orders, and all were then divided into "Groups", but the latter were listed only for counties and large towns.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Peebles Shire ScoCnty through time | Industry Statistics | Industrial Order (1931) by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 09th December 2019