Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 15,411 Show data context 1,658 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 114 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 493 Show data context 11 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 165 Show data context 26 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 8,596 Show data context 238 Show data context
Textiles 30 Show data context 95 Show data context
Leather, Fur 349 Show data context 24 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 468 Show data context 1,037 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 883 Show data context 214 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 3,133 Show data context 47 Show data context
Paper, Printing 466 Show data context 101 Show data context
Other Products 271 Show data context 95 Show data context
Building 6,913 Show data context 7 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,510 Show data context 24 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 2,935 Show data context 379 Show data context
Transport 7,743 Show data context 745 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 10,570 Show data context 5,909 Show data context
Professional, Technical 5,164 Show data context 5,076 Show data context
Defence 4,729 Show data context 84 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 714 Show data context 257 Show data context
Personal Service 4,470 Show data context 14,771 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 4,353 Show data context 6,346 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 1,004 Show data context 376 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 813 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 3,893 Show data context 622 Show data context
Other and Undefined 755 Show data context 281 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 21,934 Show data context 26,834 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: 17th October 2021