Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context
Agriculture 246 Show data context 35 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 13 Show data context
Mine & Quarry Products 40 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery & Glass 46 Show data context 22 Show data context
Chemicals 75 Show data context 21 Show data context
Metal Workers 2,554 Show data context 76 Show data context
Precious Metals 4 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 531 Show data context 135 Show data context
Watches, Clocks & Instruments 14 Show data context
Skins & Leather 17 Show data context 19 Show data context
Textile Workers 0 Show data context 10 Show data context
Textile Goods & Clothing 48 Show data context 193 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, & Tobacco 76 Show data context 18 Show data context
Wood & Furniture 444 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 12 Show data context 9 Show data context
Printers & Photographers 59 Show data context 15 Show data context
Builders 491 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 173 Show data context
Transport & Communication 1,217 Show data context 78 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 1,057 Show data context 529 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 229 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 279 Show data context 260 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 36 Show data context 10 Show data context
Personal Service 291 Show data context 893 Show data context
Clerks & Draughtsmen 873 Show data context 719 Show data context
Warehousemen 229 Show data context 122 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 249 Show data context
Other & Undefined Workers 2,364 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, Erith UD/MB 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: 24th July 2024