Census of the population 1940 - Occupation_2

SND-ID: snd0152-2. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/001006

Is part of collection at SND: Census of the population

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Version 1.1: 2013-12-17

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/001625


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Brantgärde - University of Gothenburg, Swedish Social Science Data Service

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - Swedish Social Science Data Service rorId


This data collection is divided into two subset. For each municipality and town there is information about total population within the principal occupational groups agriculture and subsidiary industry, industry and craft, transport, storage, communication and commerce, public service and independent professions, domestic work, and unspecified occupation and also about total number of professionally employed. For towns with more than 10 000 inhabitants there is a subset including information about total population and number of professionally employed within the principal occupational groups and also within subgroups of these principal groups.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis



Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1940-12-31 – Ongoing



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Swedish Social Science Data Service


  • Funding agency: Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences
Topic and keywords

Research area

History (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Employment (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Work sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

History (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Censuses (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Published: 1991-11-01
Last updated: 2017-07-11