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 2,277 Show data context 86 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 39 Show data context
Mine & Quarry Products 46 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery & Glass 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 168 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Watches, Clocks & Instruments 5 Show data context
Skins & Leather 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods & Clothing 19 Show data context 39 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, & Tobacco 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
Wood & Furniture 200 Show data context 8 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 15 Show data context 4 Show data context
Printers & Photographers 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Builders 313 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 84 Show data context
Transport & Communication 335 Show data context 13 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 403 Show data context 96 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 62 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 111 Show data context 145 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 13 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 174 Show data context 919 Show data context
Clerks & Draughtsmen 94 Show data context 80 Show data context
Warehousemen 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 30 Show data context
Other & Undefined Workers 331 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, Hollingbourne 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: 17th June 2024