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 554 Show data context 67 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 1,872 Show data context 15 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery, Glass 252 Show data context 6 Show data context
Chemicals 451 Show data context 215 Show data context
Metals & Machines 6,523 Show data context 442 Show data context
Textiles 15,932 Show data context 19,561 Show data context
Skins & Leather 766 Show data context 116 Show data context
Clothing 718 Show data context 873 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,280 Show data context 864 Show data context
Wood Working & Furniture 587 Show data context 63 Show data context
Paper Making, Stationery, Printing 785 Show data context 360 Show data context
Building 3,091 Show data context 44 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 247 Show data context 84 Show data context
Gas, Water, Electricity 958 Show data context 18 Show data context
Transport & Communication 3,285 Show data context 84 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 7,531 Show data context 3,256 Show data context
Public Administration, Defence 2,643 Show data context 1,248 Show data context
Professions 1,043 Show data context 644 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 413 Show data context 195 Show data context
Personal Service 1,528 Show data context 3,340 Show data context
Other or not stated 33 Show data context 23 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 2 , 'Industries 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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Date accessed: 22nd July 2024