Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 13,082 Show data context 1,098 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 129 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 852 Show data context 100 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 587 Show data context 157 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 18,722 Show data context 1,536 Show data context
Textiles 225 Show data context 255 Show data context
Leather, Fur 692 Show data context 319 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 1,665 Show data context 2,665 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,289 Show data context 362 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 8,110 Show data context 316 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,423 Show data context 1,050 Show data context
Other Products 967 Show data context 705 Show data context
Building 7,358 Show data context 12 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,526 Show data context 132 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 4,956 Show data context 418 Show data context
Transport 9,630 Show data context 1,220 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 10,166 Show data context 5,352 Show data context
Professional, Technical 7,824 Show data context 5,015 Show data context
Defence 8,719 Show data context 552 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 728 Show data context 213 Show data context
Personal Service 4,119 Show data context 13,342 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 6,633 Show data context 10,400 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 3,026 Show data context 1,744 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,409 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 10,732 Show data context 4,106 Show data context
Other and Undefined 809 Show data context 268 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 17,213 Show data context 15,409 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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Date accessed: 23rd October 2019