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 1,359 Show data context 79 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 995 Show data context
Mine & Quarry Products 10 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery & Glass 153 Show data context 13 Show data context
Chemicals 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 803 Show data context 32 Show data context
Precious Metals 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 270 Show data context 82 Show data context
Watches, Clocks & Instruments 8 Show data context
Skins & Leather 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 5 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Goods & Clothing 37 Show data context 73 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, & Tobacco 48 Show data context 20 Show data context
Wood & Furniture 223 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Bookbinding 4 Show data context 44 Show data context
Printers & Photographers 38 Show data context 8 Show data context
Builders 493 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 49 Show data context
Transport & Communication 506 Show data context 31 Show data context
Commerce & Finance 456 Show data context 205 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 39 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professional Occupations 293 Show data context 388 Show data context
Entertainments & Sport 18 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 124 Show data context 879 Show data context
Clerks & Draughtsmen 422 Show data context 181 Show data context
Warehousemen 89 Show data context 29 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 138 Show data context
Other & Undefined Workers 902 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, Whiston 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