Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 200 Show data context 22 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 346 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textiles 3 Show data context 35 Show data context
Leather, Fur 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 40 Show data context 67 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 48 Show data context 16 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 113 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Printing 53 Show data context 8 Show data context
Other Products 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
Building 295 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 96 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 130 Show data context 16 Show data context
Transport 668 Show data context 56 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 558 Show data context 321 Show data context
Professional, Technical 225 Show data context 291 Show data context
Defence 70 Show data context 6 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 201 Show data context 517 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 330 Show data context 366 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 137 Show data context 21 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 116 Show data context 15 Show data context
Other and Undefined 43 Show data context 2 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 678 Show data context 3,985 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, Truro MB 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 October 2019