Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 307 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 23,032 Show data context 1,736 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,223 Show data context 2 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 260 Show data context 29 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 1,972 Show data context 58 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 27,328 Show data context 850 Show data context
Textiles 168 Show data context 1,044 Show data context
Leather, Fur 593 Show data context 24 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 676 Show data context 3,893 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,462 Show data context 1,189 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 4,652 Show data context 65 Show data context
Paper, Printing 640 Show data context 356 Show data context
Other Products 338 Show data context 75 Show data context
Building 12,219 Show data context 20 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,542 Show data context 63 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 2,883 Show data context 250 Show data context
Transport 15,622 Show data context 1,704 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 10,948 Show data context 9,830 Show data context
Professional, Technical 6,975 Show data context 5,439 Show data context
Defence 23,743 Show data context 516 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 1,037 Show data context 206 Show data context
Personal Service 5,089 Show data context 17,333 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 7,103 Show data context 8,236 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 1,905 Show data context 841 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 5,425 Show data context 164 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 16,634 Show data context 2,103 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,295 Show data context 368 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 23,928 Show data context 38,345 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: 22nd October 2019