Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1931 Occupational Order

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Data for 1931 Sex
1931 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 8 Show data context
Agriculture 1,348 Show data context 90 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 55 Show data context
Mine & Quarry Products 5 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery & Glass 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 61 Show data context 1 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks & Instruments 0 Show data context
Skins & Leather 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods & Clothing 26 Show data context 26 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, & Tobacco 13 Show data context 6 Show data context
Wood & Furniture 87 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Printers & Photographers 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Builders 203 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 19 Show data context
Transport & Communication 214 Show data context 12 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 148 Show data context 42 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professional Occupations 61 Show data context 75 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 97 Show data context 547 Show data context
Clerks & Draughtsmen 29 Show data context 22 Show data context
Warehousemen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 10 Show data context
Other & Undefined Workers 199 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, Whitby 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: 14th July 2024