Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 4,195 Show data context 427 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 191 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,200 Show data context 76 Show data context
Textiles 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
Leather, Fur 50 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 40 Show data context 57 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 180 Show data context 44 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 477 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Printing 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Products 31 Show data context 13 Show data context
Building 1,506 Show data context 4 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 292 Show data context 6 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 269 Show data context 15 Show data context
Transport 2,195 Show data context 109 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,011 Show data context 623 Show data context
Professional, Technical 722 Show data context 527 Show data context
Defence 1,202 Show data context 20 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 50 Show data context 6 Show data context
Personal Service 463 Show data context 1,506 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 517 Show data context 535 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 127 Show data context 22 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 118 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 599 Show data context 210 Show data context
Other and Undefined 235 Show data context 90 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,128 Show data context 16,193 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, Anglesey AdmC 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: 16th September 2019