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 252 Show data context 16 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 32 Show data context 9 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 32 Show data context 4 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 5,003 Show data context 575 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 9 Show data context
Leather, Fur 56 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 30 Show data context 150 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 97 Show data context 27 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 409 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Printing 132 Show data context 42 Show data context
Other Products 43 Show data context 20 Show data context
Building 648 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 270 Show data context 9 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 470 Show data context 29 Show data context
Transport 1,315 Show data context 143 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,129 Show data context 730 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,882 Show data context 618 Show data context
Defence 229 Show data context 18 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 75 Show data context 10 Show data context
Personal Service 385 Show data context 1,217 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,105 Show data context 1,637 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 428 Show data context 113 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 300 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 1,118 Show data context 431 Show data context
Other and Undefined 76 Show data context 10 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,727 Show data context 12,363 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, Rugby MB/UD 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: 24th September 2020