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 96 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 458 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textiles 413 Show data context 537 Show data context
Leather, Fur 30 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 13 Show data context 60 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 20 Show data context 10 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 78 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 35 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other Products 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Building 130 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 67 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 257 Show data context 13 Show data context
Transport 156 Show data context 20 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 559 Show data context 179 Show data context
Professional, Technical 210 Show data context 119 Show data context
Defence 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 60 Show data context 259 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 249 Show data context 307 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 122 Show data context 12 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 122 Show data context 37 Show data context
Other and Undefined 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 477 Show data context 2,912 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, Baildon 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: 29th November 2021