Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 98 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 24,737 Show data context 875 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 8,109 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 298 Show data context 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 1,066 Show data context 138 Show data context
Chemicals 777 Show data context 98 Show data context
Metal Workers 21,999 Show data context 304 Show data context
Precious Metals 144 Show data context 30 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 2,849 Show data context 64 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 327 Show data context 5 Show data context
Skins and Leather 800 Show data context 153 Show data context
Textile Workers 1,143 Show data context 1,859 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 6,924 Show data context 10,363 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 5,639 Show data context 4,772 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 11,493 Show data context 428 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 1,203 Show data context 3,358 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 3,971 Show data context 1,235 Show data context
Builders 15,900 Show data context 24 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 5,964 Show data context 233 Show data context
Other Materials 428 Show data context 283 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 1,261 Show data context 144 Show data context
Transport and Communication 34,791 Show data context 1,184 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 30,255 Show data context 12,191 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 3,739 Show data context 57 Show data context
Professional Occupations 6,980 Show data context 8,822 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 1,322 Show data context 275 Show data context
Personal Service 8,269 Show data context 41,622 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 14,705 Show data context 9,813 Show data context
Warehousemen 5,692 Show data context 4,870 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 2,347 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 29,970 Show data context 4,611 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 30,460 Show data context 223,966 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'

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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, Gloucestershire AdmC 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: 15th November 2019