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 2,863 Show data context 506 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 103 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 414 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
Leather, Fur 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 8 Show data context 37 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 38 Show data context 27 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 153 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Printing 122 Show data context 24 Show data context
Other Products 7 Show data context 8 Show data context
Building 342 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 85 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 68 Show data context 4 Show data context
Transport 510 Show data context 28 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 370 Show data context 279 Show data context
Professional, Technical 148 Show data context 130 Show data context
Defence 138 Show data context 5 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 13 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 133 Show data context 560 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 110 Show data context 225 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 72 Show data context 54 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 468 Show data context 52 Show data context
Other and Undefined 27 Show data context 11 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 829 Show data context 5,713 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, Swale 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: 13th December 2019