1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupation Tables (Laid before Parliament pursuant to Section 4 (1), Census Act, 1920), 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".

List Lancashire AdmC Wigan CB/MB  
Occupation Persons
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MALES:
Total Population.
40,772 Show data context
Total Occupied Population aged 15 and over. 30,749 Show data context
Total occupied (orders I-XXVII). 27,238 Show data context
Retired. 3,511 Show data context
Employers. 487 Show data context
Managers. 685 Show data context
Operatives. 23,880 Show data context
Self-employed. 1,271 Show data context
Unemployed. 915 Show data context
I. Fishermen. 1 Show data context
II. Agricultural, etc. occupations. 213 Show data context
1. Agricultural and horticultural occupations. 198 Show data context
    010, 011 Farmers. 51 Show data context
    013, 014 Market gardeners, etc. and foremen. 14 Show data context
    015 Other gardeners. 63 Show data context
III. Mining and quarring occupations. 5,137 Show data context
    041-047 Workers below ground in coal mines. 3,844 Show data context
    049 Workers above ground in coal mines. 51 Show data context
IV. Workers in ceramics, glass, cement, etc. 69 Show data context
V. Coal gas, etc. makers, workers in chemicals. 232 Show data context
VI. Workers in metal manufacture, engineering. 3,687 Show data context
1. Foremen, overlookers. 129 Show data context
4. Foundry workers (excluding pattern makers). 349 Show data context
9. Metal machinists. 483 Show data context
10. Fitters, machine erectors. 1,177 Show data context
    184 Motor and motor cycle mechanics. 171 Show data context
12. Plumbers, pipe fitters, etc. 251 Show data context
16. Electrical apparatus makers, etc. (n.e.s.). 438 Show data context
VII. Textile workers. 889 Show data context
VIII. Leather workers, fur dressers. 221 Show data context
2. Boot and Shoe makers. 191 Show data context
IX. Makers of textile goods and articles of dress. 405 Show data context
1. Garment workers. 305 Show data context
    383 Tailors. 57 Show data context
X. Makers of foods, drinks and tobacco. 236 Show data context
1. Makers of foods. 221 Show data context
XI. Workers wood, cane and cork. 814 Show data context
    472 Carpenters, joiners. 366 Show data context
XII. Makers of, workers in, paper; printers. 111 Show data context
3. Printers, bookbinders. 95 Show data context
XIII. Makers of products (n.e.s.). 176 Show data context
XIV. Workers in building and contracting. 1,850 Show data context
    583 Bricklayers. 302 Show data context
XV. Painters and decorators. 453 Show data context
XVI. Administrators, directors, managers (n.e.s.). 418 Show data context
    620-629 Managers in industrial undertakings. 211 Show data context
XVII. Persons employed in transport, etc. 2,403 Show data context
1. Railway transport workers. 805 Show data context
2. Road transport workers. 1,306 Show data context
    655-658 Powered passenger vehicle drivers. 343 Show data context
    659 Drivers of goods vehicles. 630 Show data context
3. Water transport workers. 46 Show data context
    681 Dock labourers. 12 Show data context
5. Other workers in communications, etc. 246 Show data context
    702 Postmen, post office sorters. 91 Show data context
XVIII. Commercial, finance, etc. (exc. Clerical). 2,234 Show data context
1. Commercial occupations. 2,041 Show data context
    710-711 Wholesalers, brokers, agents, etc. 118 Show data context
    715 Commercial travellers, canvassers. 198 Show data context
    720-729 Owners, etc. of retail businesses. 879 Show data context
    730-739 Salesmen, shop assistants. 484 Show data context
    741 Roundsmen, van salesmen. 148 Show data context
2. Persons employed in finance and insurance. 193 Show data context
XIX. Professional and technical (exc. Clerical). 888 Show data context
    780,785 Teachers. 227 Show data context
    786-792 Professional engineers, architects. 122 Show data context
    794,799 Industrial designers, draughtsmen. 115 Show data context
XX. Persons employed in defence services. 398 Show data context
1. Armed forces. 105 Show data context
XXI. Persons engaged in entertainments and sport. 113 Show data context
XXII. Persons engaged in personal service. 587 Show data context
    862-865 Owners, etc. of cafes, hotels, etc. 182 Show data context
XXIII. Clerks, typists, etc. 1,070 Show data context
    890-895 Costing, estimating, other clerks. 1,053 Show data context
    891,892 Typists, secretaries . 15 Show data context
XXIV. Warehousemen, storekeepers, packers, etc. 546 Show data context
901 Storekeepers. 186 Show data context
XXV. Stationary engine drivers, stokers, etc. 532 Show data context
XXVI. Workers in unskilled occupations (n.e.s.). 3,346 Show data context
XXVII. Other and undefined workers. 209 Show data context
XXVIII. Retired and not gainfully occupied. 3,511 Show data context
Y Retired. 2,638 Show data context


FEMALES:
Total Population.
43,788 Show data context
Total Occupied Population aged 15 and over. 34,451 Show data context
Total occupied (orders I-XXVII). 14,113 Show data context
Retired. 20,338 Show data context
Employers. 88 Show data context
Managers. 220 Show data context
Operatives. 12,889 Show data context
Self-employed. 617 Show data context
Unemployed. 299 Show data context
II. Agricultural, etc. occupations. 17 Show data context
1. Agricultural and horticultural occupations. 17 Show data context
VI. Workers in metal manufacture, engineering. 128 Show data context
16. Electrical apparatus makers, etc. (n.e.s.). 3 Show data context
VII. Textile workers. 3,166 Show data context
2. Spinners, doublers. 847 Show data context
3. Winders, warpers, sizers, drawers-in. 1,048 Show data context
4. Weavers. 355 Show data context
6. Bleachers, dyers, finishers. 115 Show data context
VIII. Leather workers, fur dressers. 227 Show data context
IX. Makers of textile goods and articles of dress. 1,896 Show data context
1. Garment workers. 1,816 Show data context
    383 Tailoresses. 284 Show data context
    385 Dressmakers and light clothing makers. 99 Show data context
    386 Machinists. 1,067 Show data context
X. Makers of foods, drinks and tobacco. 307 Show data context
1. Makers of foods. 276 Show data context
XII. Makers of, workers in, paper; printers. 77 Show data context
3. Printers, bookbinders. 65 Show data context
XVI. Administrators, directors, mangeresses. 49 Show data context
XVII. Persons employed in transport, etc. 138 Show data context
5. Other workers in communications, etc. 78 Show data context
XVIII. Commercial, finance, etc.(exc. Clerical). 1,804 Show data context
1. Commercial occupations. 1,775 Show data context
    720-729 Owners, etc. of retail businesses. 552 Show data context
    730-739 Saleswomen, shop assistants. 1,099 Show data context
2. Persons employed in finance and insurance. 29 Show data context
XIX. Professional and technical (exc. clerical). 789 Show data context
    770-772 Nurses and midwives. 254 Show data context
    780,785 Teachers. 403 Show data context
XXII. Persons engaged in personal service. 1,956 Show data context
    862-865 Owners, etc. of cafes, hotels, etc. 146 Show data context
    867 Waitresses, still room hands. 91 Show data context
    876 Charwomen, office cleaners. 446 Show data context
    877-878 Laundry workers, dry cleaners. 61 Show data context
    882 Cooks. 136 Show data context
    883-885 Other domestic servants (indoor). 657 Show data context
XXIII. Clerks, typists, etc. 1,255 Show data context
    890-895 Costing, estimating, other clerks. 845 Show data context
    891-892 Typists, secretaries. 358 Show data context
XXIV. Warehousewomen, storekeepers, packers, etc. 323 Show data context
XXVI. Workers in unskilled occupations (n.e.s.). 1,489 Show data context
I,III-V,XI,XIII-XV,XX,XXI,XXV,XXVII Others. 492 Show data context

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