Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 33 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 648 Show data context 46 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,293 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textiles 11 Show data context 13 Show data context
Leather, Fur 81 Show data context 24 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 138 Show data context 285 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 171 Show data context 42 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 498 Show data context 9 Show data context
Paper, Printing 185 Show data context 48 Show data context
Other Products 55 Show data context 11 Show data context
Building 1,333 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 618 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 528 Show data context 76 Show data context
Transport 1,616 Show data context 142 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 2,165 Show data context 1,304 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,036 Show data context 1,112 Show data context
Defence 373 Show data context 12 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 164 Show data context 59 Show data context
Personal Service 1,817 Show data context 4,367 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,196 Show data context 1,823 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 204 Show data context 50 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 137 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 508 Show data context 49 Show data context
Other and Undefined 167 Show data context 32 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,854 Show data context 19,100 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: 27th January 2020