Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,192 Show data context 77 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 674 Show data context 36 Show data context
Textiles 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Leather, Fur 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 16 Show data context 68 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 79 Show data context 16 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 164 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Printing 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Products 5 Show data context 5 Show data context
Building 517 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 94 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 63 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport 326 Show data context 23 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 233 Show data context 184 Show data context
Professional, Technical 130 Show data context 113 Show data context
Defence 1,355 Show data context 12 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 107 Show data context 299 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 127 Show data context 215 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 99 Show data context 44 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 97 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 296 Show data context 132 Show data context
Other and Undefined 30 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 719 Show data context 4,081 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, Cricklade and Wootton Bassett RD 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: 23rd January 2022