Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 3,586 Show data context 218 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 227 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textiles 3 Show data context 9 Show data context
Leather, Fur 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 4 Show data context 52 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 56 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 139 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Products 4 Show data context 9 Show data context
Building 398 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 40 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport 303 Show data context 42 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 290 Show data context 188 Show data context
Professional, Technical 119 Show data context 122 Show data context
Defence 62 Show data context 6 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 113 Show data context 467 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 47 Show data context 130 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 40 Show data context 10 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 147 Show data context 35 Show data context
Other and Undefined 30 Show data context 6 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,104 Show data context 5,210 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, Hartismere 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: 19th November 2019