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 4,024 Show data context 599 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 321 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Leather, Fur 17 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 7 Show data context 48 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 101 Show data context 16 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 138 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Printing 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Products 1 Show data context 14 Show data context
Building 657 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 50 Show data context 4 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 32 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport 452 Show data context 42 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 347 Show data context 234 Show data context
Professional, Technical 139 Show data context 142 Show data context
Defence 3,206 Show data context 30 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 13 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 148 Show data context 462 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 89 Show data context 179 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 29 Show data context 25 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 112 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 190 Show data context 56 Show data context
Other and Undefined 26 Show data context 19 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 963 Show data context 6,172 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, Downham 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: 12th November 2019