Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,388 Show data context 179 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 0 Show data context 11 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 4 Show data context 14 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 58 Show data context 12 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 348 Show data context 13 Show data context
Textiles 44 Show data context 242 Show data context
Leather, Fur 16 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 3 Show data context 83 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 35 Show data context 51 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 116 Show data context 12 Show data context
Paper, Printing 8 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other Products 4 Show data context 31 Show data context
Building 268 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 47 Show data context 6 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 64 Show data context 5 Show data context
Transport 256 Show data context 14 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 194 Show data context 134 Show data context
Professional, Technical 116 Show data context 113 Show data context
Defence 3,930 Show data context 7 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 15 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 116 Show data context 416 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 123 Show data context 195 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 40 Show data context 23 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 74 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 211 Show data context 42 Show data context
Other and Undefined 16 Show data context 14 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 630 Show data context 3,475 Show data context
Date: Source:
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'

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All persons of working age (15 or above in 1951), categorised by gender and the system of 28 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1951 Census of Population. This includes the 'Unoccupied and Retired' who constitute Order 28.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Fylde RD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st August 2019