Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 8 Show data context
Agriculture 102 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 89 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 1 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Workers 688 Show data context 3 Show data context
Precious Metals 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 147 Show data context 3 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 9 Show data context
Skins and Leather 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 77 Show data context 103 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 86 Show data context 19 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 217 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 81 Show data context 17 Show data context
Builders 252 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 104 Show data context
Transport and Communication 691 Show data context 51 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,016 Show data context 704 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 115 Show data context 3 Show data context
Professional Occupations 521 Show data context 386 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 112 Show data context 24 Show data context
Personal Service 197 Show data context 1,597 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,172 Show data context 548 Show data context
Warehousemen 74 Show data context 8 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 22 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 340 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, Whitley Bay MB/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: 24th August 2019