Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,648 Show data context 123 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 15 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 558 Show data context 28 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 8 Show data context
Leather, Fur 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 6 Show data context 66 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 47 Show data context 23 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 207 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 265 Show data context 136 Show data context
Other Products 21 Show data context 5 Show data context
Building 922 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 125 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 74 Show data context 7 Show data context
Transport 450 Show data context 37 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 337 Show data context 223 Show data context
Professional, Technical 179 Show data context 141 Show data context
Defence 477 Show data context 46 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 53 Show data context 6 Show data context
Personal Service 218 Show data context 678 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 158 Show data context 280 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 93 Show data context 122 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 109 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 426 Show data context 170 Show data context
Other and Undefined 41 Show data context 19 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 890 Show data context 4,949 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, Kingsclere and Whitchurch 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 March 2019