Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 33 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 47,093 Show data context 2,069 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 177,164 Show data context 53 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2,141 Show data context 47 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 7,164 Show data context 721 Show data context
Chemicals 2,850 Show data context 215 Show data context
Metal Workers 148,488 Show data context 8,876 Show data context
Precious Metals 4,184 Show data context 3,977 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 12,016 Show data context 737 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 1,392 Show data context 131 Show data context
Skins and Leather 4,263 Show data context 1,313 Show data context
Textile Workers 89,444 Show data context 135,533 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 23,372 Show data context 56,348 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 11,676 Show data context 7,896 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 35,037 Show data context 1,545 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 1,868 Show data context 3,717 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 9,477 Show data context 3,387 Show data context
Builders 55,949 Show data context 56 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 16,894 Show data context 1,081 Show data context
Other Materials 1,431 Show data context 631 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 5,016 Show data context 887 Show data context
Transport and Communication 101,948 Show data context 5,005 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 117,746 Show data context 45,965 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 9,985 Show data context 161 Show data context
Professional Occupations 24,688 Show data context 26,482 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 6,923 Show data context 1,467 Show data context
Personal Service 28,892 Show data context 117,256 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 53,445 Show data context 35,389 Show data context
Warehousemen 26,621 Show data context 12,883 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 19,788 Show data context 52 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 125,470 Show data context 22,402 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 98,237 Show data context 906,423 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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Date accessed: 16th September 2019