1951 Census of Scotland, Occupations and Industries (with some particulars of (a) the extent to which perple live in one area but work in another, and (b) occupations in relation to school leaving age). (Laid before Parliament pursuant to Section 4 (1), Census Act, 1920), Table 13 : " Industry of Occupied Population by place of work for Cities, Counties and Large Burghs".

List Scotland Dep Wigtownshire ScoCnty  
Industry Males.
[1]
Females.
[2]
Total - All industries 10,376 Show data context 3,047 Show data context
Employers 1,035 Show data context 107 Show data context
Employees 8,702 Show data context 2,817 Show data context
Managers - general managers, directors, etc. 23 Show data context 3 Show data context
Managers - of branch or primary departments 137 Show data context 22 Show data context
Managers - of office or subsidiary departments 33 Show data context 13 Show data context
Operatives - in Social Classes I and II 649 Show data context 371 Show data context
Operatives - others 7,860 Show data context 2,408 Show data context
Working on own account. 639 Show data context 123 Show data context
Included in Operatives - Articled clerks and apprentices. 730 Show data context 21 Show data context
Included in Operatives - Part-time workers. 32 Show data context 157 Show data context
Included in Operatives - Unpaid assistants. 11 Show data context 40 Show data context
Married women (included in Total) 0 Show data context 511 Show data context
I. AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, FISHING 3,707 Show data context 587 Show data context
1. Agriculture and horticulture 3,517 Show data context 553 Show data context
2. Forestry 144 Show data context 33 Show data context
3. Fishing 46 Show data context 1 Show data context
II. MINING AND QUARRYING 50 Show data context 1 Show data context
10. Coal mining 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
11. Iron ore mining and quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
12. Stone quarrying and mining 46 Show data context 1 Show data context
13. Slate quarrying and mining 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
14. Clay, sand, gravel and chalk pits 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
19. Other mining and quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
III. CERAMICS, GLASS, CEMENT, ETC. 50 Show data context 7 Show data context
20. Bricks and fireclay goods 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
21. China and earthenware (lncl. glazed tiles) 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
22. Glass (other than containers) 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
23. Glass containers 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
24. Cement 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
29. Other non-metalliferous mining manufactures 33 Show data context 6 Show data context
IV. CHEMICALS AND ALLIED TRADES 22 Show data context 4 Show data context
30. Coke ovens and by-product works 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
31. Chemicals and Dyes 19 Show data context 2 Show data context
32. Pharmaceutical, toilet preparations, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
33. Explosives and Fireworks 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
34. Paint and varnish 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
35. Soap, candles, polishes, ink, matches 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
36. Mineral oil refining 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
39. Other oils, greases, glue, etc. 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
V. METAL MANUFACTURE 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
40. Blast furnaces 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
41. Iron, steel melting, rolling, etc., n.e.s. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
42. Iron foundries 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
43. Sheets and tinplate 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
44. Iron and steel tubes 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
49. Non-ferrous metals smelting, rolling, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
VI. ENGINEERING, SHIPBUILDING AND ELECTRICAL GOODS 92 Show data context 6 Show data context
50. Shipbuilding and ship repairing 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
51. Marine engineering 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
52. Agricultural machinery (except tractors) 34 Show data context 2 Show data context
53. Boilers and boilerhouse plant 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
54. Machine tools and engineers' small tools 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
55. Stationary engines 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
56. Textile machinery and accessories 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
57. Ordnance and Small Arms 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
58. Constructional engineering 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
69. Other non-electrical engineering 14 Show data context 2 Show data context
70. Electrical machinery 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
71. Electrical wires and cables 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
72. Telegraph and telephone apparatus 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
73. Wireless apparatus and gramophones 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
74. Wireless valves and electric lamps 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
75. Batteries and accumulators 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
79. Other electrical goods 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
VII. VEHICLES 259 Show data context 21 Show data context
80. Manufacture of motor vehicles and cycles 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
81. Motor repairers and garage 221 Show data context 21 Show data context
82. Manufacture and Repair of Aircraft 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
83. Manufacture of Parts and Accessories for Motor Vehicles and Aircraft 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
84. Railway locomotive shops 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
85. Other locomotive manufacture 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
86. Manufacture and repair of wagons, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
89. Carts, perambulators, etc. 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
VIII. METAL GOODS NOT ELSEWHERE SPECIFIED 74 Show data context 2 Show data context
90. Tools and cutlery 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
91. Bolts, nuts, screws, rivets, nails, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
92. Iron and steel forgings, n.e.s. 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
95. Wire and wire manufactures 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
94. Hollow-ware 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
95. Brass manufactures 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
99. Metal industries not elsewhere specified 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
IX. PRECISION INSTRUMENTS, JEWELLERY, ETC. 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
100. Scientific, etc. instruments, etc. 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
101. Manufacture and repair of watches, etc. 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
102. Jewellery; refining of precious metals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
103. Musical instruments 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
X. TEXTILES 21 Show data context 57 Show data context
110. Cotton spinning, doubling, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
111. Cotton weaving, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
112. Woollen and worsted 20 Show data context 51 Show data context
113. Rayon, nylon, etc., production 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
114. Rayon, nylon, etc., weaving and silk 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
115. Linen and soft hemp 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
116. Jute 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
117. Rope, twine and net 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
118. Hosiery, and other knitted goods 0 Show data context 4 Show data context
119. Lace 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
120. Carpets 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
121. Narrow fabrics 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
122. Made-up textiles 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
123. Textile finishing, etc. 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
129. Other textile industries 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
XI. LEATHER, LEATHER GOODS AND FUR 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
130. Leather (tanning, dressing); fellmongery 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
131. Leather goods 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
132. Fur 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
XII. CLOTHING 39 Show data context 20 Show data context
140. Tailoring 10 Show data context 6 Show data context
141. Dressmaking 1 Show data context 13 Show data context
142. Overalls, shirts, underwear, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
143. Hats, caps and millinery 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
147. Dress industries not elsewhere specified 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
148. Manufacture of boots, shoes, etc. 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
149. Repair of boots and shoes 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
XIII. FOOD, DRINK AND TOBACCO 573 Show data context 203 Show data context
150. Grain milling 50 Show data context 23 Show data context
151. Bread and flour confectionery 87 Show data context 16 Show data context
152. Biscuits 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
153. Meat and meat products 22 Show data context 2 Show data context
154. Milk products 293 Show data context 127 Show data context
155. Sugar and glucose 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
156. Cocoa, chocolate and sugar confectionery 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
157. Preserving of fruit and vegetables 2 Show data context 4 Show data context
162. Food industries not elsewhere specified 103 Show data context 28 Show data context
163. Brewing and malting 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
164. Wholesale bottling 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
168. Other drink industries 12 Show data context 2 Show data context
169. Tobacco 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
XIV. MANUFACTURES OF WOOD AND CORK 240 Show data context 10 Show data context
170. Timber 138 Show data context 8 Show data context
171. Furniture and upholstery 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
172. Shop and office fitting 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
173. Wooden containers and baskets 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
179. Miscellaneous wood and cork manufactures 82 Show data context 1 Show data context
XV. PAPER AND PRINTING 36 Show data context 9 Show data context
180. Paper and board 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
181. Wallpaper 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
182. Cardboard boxes, cartons, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
183. Manufactures of paper and board n. e. s. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
186. Printing, publishing, papers, periodicals 26 Show data context 7 Show data context
189. Other printing, publishing, etc. 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
XVI. OTHER MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
190. Rubber 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
191. Linoleum, leather cloth, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
192. Brushes and brooms 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
193. Toys, games and sports requisites 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
194. Miscellaneous stationers' goods 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
195. Production and printing of cinema films 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
199. Miscellaneous manufacturing industries 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
XVII. BUILDING AND CONTRACTING 959 Show data context 11 Show data context
200. Building 739 Show data context 8 Show data context
201. Electric wiring and contracting 67 Show data context 2 Show data context
202. Civil engineering contracting 153 Show data context 1 Show data context
XVIII. GAS, ELECTRICITY AND WATER 82 Show data context 16 Show data context
210. Gas 28 Show data context 4 Show data context
211. Electricity 50 Show data context 12 Show data context
212. Water 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
XIX. TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION 1,060 Show data context 149 Show data context
220. Railways 463 Show data context 16 Show data context
221. Tramway and omnibus service 64 Show data context 32 Show data context
222. Other road passenger transport 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
223. Goods transport by road 154 Show data context 9 Show data context
224. Sea transport 107 Show data context 8 Show data context
225. Port, river and canal transport 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
226. Harbour, dock, canal, etc. service 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
227. Air transport 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
228. Postal, telegraph, wireless communication 189 Show data context 82 Show data context
238. Other transport and communication 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
239. Storage 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
XX. DISTRIBUTIVE TRADES 832 Show data context 581 Show data context
240. Dealing in coal, builders' materials, etc. 150 Show data context 25 Show data context
241. Dealing in other industrial materials 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
242. Wholesale distribution of food and drink 33 Show data context 20 Show data context
243. Retail distribution of food and drink 296 Show data context 258 Show data context
244. Wholesale distribution of non-food goods 58 Show data context 5 Show data context
245. Retail distribution of non-food goods 248 Show data context 218 Show data context
246. Retail sales of sweets, tobacco, papers 25 Show data context 54 Show data context
XXI. INSURANCE, BANKING AND FINANCE 93 Show data context 37 Show data context
250. Insurance, banking and finance 93 Show data context 37 Show data context
XXII. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND DEFENCE 1,660 Show data context 87 Show data context
260. National government service 1,378 Show data context 36 Show data context
265. Local government service 282 Show data context 51 Show data context
XXIII. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 236 Show data context 347 Show data context
270. Accountancy 7 Show data context 16 Show data context
271. Education 97 Show data context 190 Show data context
272. Law 17 Show data context 31 Show data context
273. Medical and dental services 56 Show data context 97 Show data context
274. Religion 30 Show data context 8 Show data context
279. Other professional and business services 29 Show data context 5 Show data context
XXIV. MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES 269 Show data context 889 Show data context
280. Theatres, cinemas, etc. 11 Show data context 16 Show data context
281. Sport, other recreations and betting 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
285. Catering, hotels, etc. 129 Show data context 331 Show data context
286. Laundries 6 Show data context 21 Show data context
287. Dry cleaning, job dyeing, etc. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
288. Hairdressing and manicure 17 Show data context 26 Show data context
290. Private domestic service (resident) 11 Show data context 316 Show data context
291. Private domestic service (non-resident) 55 Show data context 165 Show data context
299. Other services 18 Show data context 11 Show data context
NOT STATED AND ILL-DEFINED INDUSTRY 10 Show data context 1 Show data context

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