Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 2,301 Show data context 13 Show data context
Agriculture 7,324 Show data context 461 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 24 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metals & Machines 527 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textiles 245 Show data context 47 Show data context
Skins and Leather 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Clothing 226 Show data context 70 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 482 Show data context 1,781 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 317 Show data context 8 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 37 Show data context 6 Show data context
Building 1,096 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 44 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport and Communication 1,434 Show data context 19 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,738 Show data context 479 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 1,424 Show data context 704 Show data context
Professions 313 Show data context 300 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 35 Show data context 11 Show data context
Personal Service 725 Show data context 2,579 Show data context
Other or not stated 767 Show data context 112 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, Ross and Cromarty ScoCnty through time | Industry Statistics | Industrial Order (1931) by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th November 2019