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 1,591 Show data context 120 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 441 Show data context 27 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Leather, Fur 24 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 12 Show data context 109 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 24 Show data context 2 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 139 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 16 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other Products 26 Show data context 2 Show data context
Building 345 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 75 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 78 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport 337 Show data context 38 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 245 Show data context 168 Show data context
Professional, Technical 243 Show data context 255 Show data context
Defence 950 Show data context 13 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 175 Show data context 617 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 133 Show data context 208 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 104 Show data context 29 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 369 Show data context 63 Show data context
Other and Undefined 31 Show data context 5 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,434 Show data context 5,022 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, Basingstoke 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: 23rd October 2019