Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 14,704 Show data context 492 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 12,439 Show data context 4 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 940 Show data context 7 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 1,347 Show data context 150 Show data context
Chemicals 256 Show data context 19 Show data context
Metal Workers 16,887 Show data context 468 Show data context
Precious Metals 92 Show data context 12 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,941 Show data context 61 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 183 Show data context 13 Show data context
Skins and Leather 545 Show data context 90 Show data context
Textile Workers 12,437 Show data context 29,546 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 22,174 Show data context 22,516 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 2,197 Show data context 603 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 6,427 Show data context 121 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 603 Show data context 1,431 Show data context
Printers and Photographers 2,576 Show data context 462 Show data context
Builders 9,676 Show data context 6 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,817 Show data context 49 Show data context
Other Materials 820 Show data context 447 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 461 Show data context 71 Show data context
Transport and Communication 15,143 Show data context 1,042 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 19,153 Show data context 6,130 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,161 Show data context 27 Show data context
Professional Occupations 3,800 Show data context 4,166 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 892 Show data context 173 Show data context
Personal Service 4,937 Show data context 16,426 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 8,198 Show data context 7,846 Show data context
Warehousemen 5,893 Show data context 3,629 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 1,701 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 12,863 Show data context 2,464 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 15,563 Show data context 126,618 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, Leicestershire 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: 27th June 2022