Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 2,409 Show data context 331 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 130 Show data context 29 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 47 Show data context 10 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 770 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textiles 13 Show data context 33 Show data context
Leather, Fur 42 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 52 Show data context 351 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 103 Show data context 73 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 186 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 49 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other Products 63 Show data context 35 Show data context
Building 596 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 76 Show data context 5 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 85 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport 558 Show data context 54 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 420 Show data context 251 Show data context
Professional, Technical 234 Show data context 208 Show data context
Defence 933 Show data context 34 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 38 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 141 Show data context 555 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 205 Show data context 277 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 174 Show data context 61 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 111 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 539 Show data context 72 Show data context
Other and Undefined 28 Show data context 24 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,144 Show data context 6,624 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, Wigton 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: 15th November 2019