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Population Census

OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION Used in the 2005 Population Census of Japan

A.SPECIALIST AND TECHNICAL WORKERS

(1)  SCIENCE RESEARCHERS

1  Natural science researchers

2  Humanities and social science researchers

(2)  ENGINEERS AND TECHNICIANS

3  Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and food technicians

4  Metal smelting technicians

5  Mechanical engineers, aircraft and shipbuilding technicians

6  Electrical and electronic engineers

7  Chemical techinicians

8  Architectural engineers

9  Civil engineers and surveyors

10  System engineers

11  Programmers

12  Other engineers and technicians

(3)  HEALTH CARE WORKERS

13  Doctors

14  Dental surgeons

15  Veterinary surgeons

16  Pharmacists

17  Public health nurses

18  Midwives

19  Nurses

20  Diagnostic radiographers and X-ray technicians

21  Clinical laboratory and medical technicians

22  Dental hygienists

23  Dental technicians

24  Nutritionists

25  Masseurs, chiropractors, acupuncturists, moxacauterists and Judo-orthopedists

26  Other health care workers

(4)  SOCIAL WELFARE SPECIALIST PROFESSIONALS

27  Childcare workers

28  Other social welfare specialist professionals

(5)  LEGAL WORKERS

29  Judges, public prosecutors and attorneys

30  Patent attorneys and judicial scriveners

31  Other legal workers

(6)  MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS

32  Certified public accountants and licensed tax accountants

33  Certified social insurance and labor consultant

34  Other management specialists

(7)  TEACHERS

35  Kindergarten teachers

36  Elementary school teachers

37  Junior high school teachers

38  Senior high school teachers

39  University professors

40  Teachers at schools for the blind, deaf or handicapped

41  Other teachers

(8)  WORKERS IN RELIGION

42  Workers in religion

(9)  WRITERS, JOURNALISTS AND EDITORS

43  Writers and authors

44  Jornalists and editors

(10)  ARTISTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS AND DESIGNERS

45  Sculptors, painters and industrial artists

46  Designers

47  Photographers

(11)  MUSICIANS AND STAGE DESIGNERS

48  Musicians (except for private lessons)

49  Musicians (for private lessons)

50  Actors, dancers and performers (except for private lessons)

51  Actors, dancers and performers (for private lessons)

(12)  OTHER SPECIALSTS AND TECHNICAL WORKERS

52  Private tutors (for study)

53  Private tutors (not classified elsewhere)

54  Sports professionals (except for private lessons)

55  Sports professionals (for private lessons)

56  Specialist and technical workers not classified elsewhere

B.ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGERIAL WORKERS

(13)  MANAGEMENT PUBLIC SERVANTS

57  Managemant public servants

(14)  OFFICERS OF COMPANIES, ORGANIZATION, etc.

58  Company officers

59  Officers of other corporations and organizations

(15)  OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGERIAL WORKERS

60  Managers of companies and corporations

61  Administrative and managerial workers not classified elsewhere

C.CLERICAL WORKERS

(16)  GENERAL CLERICAL WORKERS

62  General clerical workers

63  Accountancy clerks

(17)  OUTDOOR SERVICE WORKERS

64  Money collectors

65  Other outdoor service workers

(18)  TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION CLERIAL WORKERS

66  Transport clerical workers

67  Post and communications clerical workers

(19)  OFFICE APPLIANCE OPERATORS

68  Stenographers, typists and word processor operators

69  Key punchers

70  Computer operators

D.SALES WORKERS

(20)  MERCHANDISE SALES WORKERS

71  Retailers

72  Wholesalers

73  Restaurateurs

74  Shop assistants

75  Home visit and mobile sales workers

76  Recycled resources wholesale and collection workers

77  Goods sales canvassers

78  Commodity brokers

(21)  QUASI-SALES WORKERS

79  Real estate agents and dealers

80  Insurance brokers and salesmen

81  Salesmen (except merchandise, insurance and real estate)

82  Other quasi-sales workers

E.SERVICE WORKERS

(22)  DOMESTIC SUPPORT SERVICE WORKERS

83  Housekeepers and home helpers

84  Home helpers

85  Other domestic support service workers

(23)  DOMESTIC HYGIENE SERVICE WORKERS

86  Hairdressers

87  Beauticians

88  Bath workers

89  Launderers and fullers

(24)  FOOD AND DRINK PREPARATORY WORKERS

90  Cooks

91  Bartenders

(25)  CUSTOMER SERVICE WORKERS

92  Food and drink service and personal assistance workers

93  Customer entertainment workers

94  Geisha and dancers

95  Service workers in places of entertainment, etc.

96  Masters, managers and Banto (attendants) of hotel

(26)  RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES, OFFICE BUILDINGS AND OTHER MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL

97  Condominiums, apartment buildings, lodgings houses, hostel and dormitory management personnel

98  Office building management personnel

99  Car park management personnel

(27)  OTHER SERVICE WORKERS

100  Travel and tourist guides 101Left luggage handlers

102  Commodity hire wokers

103  Advertisers

104  Undertakers and crematorium workers

105  Care workers (treatment and welfare institution)

106  Service workers not classified elsewhere

F.SECURITY WORKERS

(28)  PUBLIC SECURITY WORKERS

107  Self-defence officials

108  Police officers and maritime safety officials

109  Prison guards and other judicial police staff

110  Firefighters

111  Security staff

112  Other public secrity workers

G.AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERY WORKERS

(29)  AGRICULTURE WORKERS

113  Crop farming and sericulture workers

114  Livestock farm workers

115  Landscape gardeners and nursery workers

116  Other agricultural workers

(30)  FORESTRY WORKERS

117  Forest nursery workers

118  Tree-felling, logging and timber transportation workers

119  Other forestry workers

(31)  FISHERY WORKERS

120  Fishery workers

121  Ships' captains, navigation officers, chief engineers and engineers (fishing boat)

122  Seaweed and shellfish harvesting workers

123  Aquaculture workers

124  Other fishery workers

H.TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION WORKERS

(32)  RAILWAY DRIVERS

125  Railway drivers

(33)  MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVERS

126  Motor vehicle drivers

(34)  SHIP AND AIRCRAFT OPERATORS

127  Ship captains, navigation officers, navigators (except fishing boats) and pilots

128  Ships' chief engineers and engineers (except fishing boats)

129  Aircraft pilots and aviation engineers

(35)  OTHER TRANSPORT WORKERS

130  Conductors

131  Deckhands, dual purpose crew and stokers

132  Forklift (vehicle) driver

133  Transport workers not classified elsewhere

(36)  COMMUNICATION WORKERS

134  Communication technology workers

135  Telephone exchange operators

136  Mail and telegram collection and delivery workers

137  Other communication workers

I.PRODUCTION PROCESS AND RELATED WORKERS

I-1 MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION WORKERS

(37)  METAL MATERIAL MANUFACTURING WORKERS

138  Pig-iron forging and steelmaking workers

139  Non-ferrous metal smelting workers

140  Cast metal manufacturing workers

141  Forging workers

142  Metal heat treatment workers

143  Rolling workers

144  Wire drawing workers

145  Other metal material manufacturing workers

(38)  CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING WORKERS

146  Chemical products manufacturing workers

147  Other chemical products manufacturing workers

(39)  CERAMIC, EARTH AND STONE PRODUCT MANUFACTURING WORKERS

148  Glass product shaping workers

149  Brick, tile and clay pipe manufacturing workers

150  Porcelain and ceramic manufacturing workers

151  Ceramic painting workers

152  Cement manufacturing workers

153  Cement products manufacturing workers

154  Stonemasons

155  Other ceramic, earth and stone product manufacturing workers

(40)  METAL PROCESSING WORKERS

156  Metal machine tools workers

157  Metal press workers

158  Metal welding and fusion cutting workers

159  Ironworkers and boilermakers

160  Sheet metal workers

161  Plating workers

162  Other metal processing workers

(41)  GENERAL MECHANICAL APPARATUS ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR WORKERS

163  General mechanical apparatus assembly workers

164  General mechanical apparatus repair workers

(42)  ELECTRO-MECHANICAL APPARATUS ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR WORKERS

165  Electro-mechanical apparatus assembly workers

166  Electro-mechanical apparatus repair workers

167  Light bulb and electron tube assembly workers

168  Coated wire manufacturing workers

169  Semi-conductor product manufacturing workers

170  Other electro-mechanical apparatus assembly and repair workers

(43)  TRANSPORTATION MACHINERY ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR WORKERS

171  Automobile assembly workers

172  Automobile maintenance workers

173  Aircraft assembly and maintenance workers

174  Railway vehicle assembly and repair workers

175  Bicycle assembly and repair workers

176  Ship rigging workers

177  Other transportation machinery assembly and repair workers

(44)  WEIGHING AND MEASURING APPLIANCE, PHOTO-OPTIC MECHANICAL APPARATUS ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR WORKERS

178  Weighing and measuring appliance assembly and repair workers

179  Clock assembly and repair workers

180  Photo-optic mechanical apparatus assembly and repair workers

181  Lens polishing and adjustment workers

182  Other weighing and measuring appliance, photo-optic mechanical apparatus assembly and repair workers

(45)  FOOD MANUFACTURING WORKERS

183  Cereal polishing and flour milling workers

184  Miso and soy sauce manufacturing workers

185  Noodle manufacturing workers

186  Bread and confectionery manufacturing workers

187  Tofu, konjak jelly, wheat-gluten bread manufacturing workers

188  Canned, bottled and seal-wrapped food manufacturing workers

189  Milk and milk product manufacturing workers

190  Fishery product processing workers

191  Other food manufacturing workers

(46)  BEVERAGE AND CIGARETTE MANUFACTURING WORKERS

192  Tea manufacturing workers

193  Liquor manufacturing workers

194  Cold drinks manufacturing workers

195  Cigarette manufacturing workers

196  Other beverages and cigarettes manufacturing workers

(47)  SPINNERS AND WEAVERS

197  Roving and spinning workers

198  Double yarn,twisted yarn and processed yarn workers

199  Loom preparation workers

200  Woven fabric workers

201  Refining, bleaching, dyeing and finishing workers

202  Knitting and industrial knitting workers

203  Rope and net manufacturing workers (fiber)

204  Other spinners and weavers

(48)  APPAREL, FIBER PRODUCT MANUFACTURING WORKERS

205  Adult women's and children's garment tailoring workers

206  Adult men's garment tailoring workers

207  Japanese garment tailoring workers

208  Embroidery workers

209  Machine sewing workers

210  Cutting workers

211  Other apparel, fiber product manufacturing workers

(49)  WOOD, BAMBOO, GRASS AND VINE PRODUCT MANUFACTURING WORKERS

212  Timber and chip manufacturing workers

213  Plywood workers

214  Woodworking workers

215  Wooden furniture and architectural furniture manufacturing workers

216  Bamboo, grass and vine products manufacturing workers

217  Other wood, bamboo, grass and vine products manufacturing workers

(50)  PULP, PAPER AND PAPER PRODUCT MANUFACTURING WORKERS

218  Pulp and paper material manufacturing workers

219  Papermaking workers

220  Paper container manufacturing workers

221  Paper product manufacturing workers

222  Other pulp, paper and paper product manufacturing workers

(51)  PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING WORKERS

223  Letter typesetting workers

224  Platemaking workers

225  Printing workers

226  Bookbinding workers

227  Other printing and bookbinding workers

(52)  RUBBER AND PLASTIC PRODUCT MANUFACTURING WORKERS

228  Rubber product manufacturing workers

229  Plastic product shapers, processors and finishers

230  Other rubber and plastic product manufacturing workers

(53)  LEATHER AND LEATHER PRODUCT MANUFACTURING WORKERS

231  Leather manufacturing workers

232  Shoe manufacture and repair workers

233  Other leather and leather product manufacturing makers

(54)  OTHER MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION WORKERS

234  Briefcase and bag manufacturing workers

235  Toy manufacturing workers

236  Lacquerware manufacturing workers

237  Precious metals, jewely, tortoise shell, antler and other craft workers

238  Seal engravers

239  Lining workers

240  Paper hangers

241  Print workers, painters, signboad production workers

242  Photograph development, printing and enlargement workers

243  Drafting, tracing and lofted drawing workers

244  Packaging workers

245  Manufacturing and production workers not classified elsewhere

I-2 STATIONARY ENGINE AND CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY OPERATORS AND ELECTRICITY WORKERS

(55)  STATIONARY ENGINE, MACHINERY AND CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY OPERATORS

246  Boiler operators

247  Crane and winch operators

248  Construction machinery operators

249  Other stationary engine, machinery and construction machinery operators

(56)  ELECTRICITY WORKERS

250  Power plant and substation workers

251  Line hanging and laying workers

252  Telecommunication equipment construction workers

253  Electric construction workers

254  Other electricity workers

I-3 MINE WORKERS, CONSTRUCTION WORKERS AND LABOURERS

(57)  MINE WORKERS

255  Gravel sand, and clay quarrying workers

256  Other mine workers

(58)  CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

257  Carpenters

258  Scaffolding workers (Tobishoku)

259  Brock and tile laying workers

260  Roofing workers

261  Plasterers

262  Pipe laying workers

263  Tatami workers

264  Civil engineering workers

265  Railway line construction workers

266  Other construction workers

(59)  TRANSPORT LABOR WORKERS

267  Onboad and quayside cargo handlers

268  Land-based cargo handling and transport workers

269  Warehouse workers

270  Delivery workers

271  Packing workers

(60)  OTHER LABOR WORKERS

272  Cleaners

273  Labor workers not classified elsewhere

J.WORKERS NOT CLASSIFIABLE BY OCCUPATION

(61)  WORKERS NOT CLASSIFIABLE BY OCCUPATION

274  Workers not classifiable by occupation

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