Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context
Agriculture 2,255 Show data context 56 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 1,937 Show data context
Mine & Quarry Products 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery & Glass 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 218 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks & Instruments 1 Show data context
Skins & Leather 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods & Clothing 27 Show data context 23 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, & Tobacco 80 Show data context 3 Show data context
Wood & Furniture 114 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Printers & Photographers 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Builders 231 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 45 Show data context
Transport & Communication 267 Show data context 7 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 332 Show data context 85 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 90 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 107 Show data context 111 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 161 Show data context 773 Show data context
Clerks & Draughtsmen 76 Show data context 55 Show data context
Warehousemen 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 86 Show data context
Other & Undefined Workers 250 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, Eastry RD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1931 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st July 2024