Industrial Order (1931) by Sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Industrial Orders Male Female
Fishing 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 196 Show data context 32 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 313 Show data context 21 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 139 Show data context 32 Show data context
Chemicals 493 Show data context 145 Show data context
Metals & Machines 4,078 Show data context 523 Show data context
Textiles 17 Show data context 20 Show data context
Skins & Leather 16 Show data context 17 Show data context
Clothing 45 Show data context 174 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 311 Show data context 137 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 57 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 99 Show data context 40 Show data context
Building 741 Show data context 13 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 49 Show data context 29 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 133 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport & Communication 722 Show data context 20 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 1,454 Show data context 772 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 872 Show data context 285 Show data context
Professions 127 Show data context 185 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 41 Show data context 29 Show data context
Personal Service 294 Show data context 663 Show data context
Other or not stated 18 Show data context 4 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 3 , 'Industries (condensed list) of Males and Females (exclusive of persons out of work)'

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This industrial classification was used in the Industry Reports of both the 1931 Census of England and Wales and the 1931 Census of Scotland, and it is always broken down by gender. The classification is defined in Census 1931: Classification of Industries (London: H.M.S.O., 1929), which notes "The Industrial Classification is based strictly on the nature of the product, or, in the case of non-manufacturing industries, on the type o service rendered, and no consideration of personal occupation enters int...


o it." (p. i). Some Orders were broken down into Sub-Orders, and all were then divided into "Groups", but the latter were listed only for counties and large towns.


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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Erith UD/MB through time | Industry Statistics | Industrial Order (1931) by Sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th July 2024