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 121 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 8 Show data context 46 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 242 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,692 Show data context 157 Show data context
Textiles 850 Show data context 1,033 Show data context
Leather, Fur 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 238 Show data context 404 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 67 Show data context 20 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 407 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 83 Show data context 57 Show data context
Other Products 69 Show data context 17 Show data context
Building 438 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 185 Show data context 5 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 246 Show data context 15 Show data context
Transport 1,343 Show data context 29 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 751 Show data context 418 Show data context
Professional, Technical 333 Show data context 164 Show data context
Defence 127 Show data context 2 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 39 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 191 Show data context 474 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 613 Show data context 921 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 357 Show data context 302 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 137 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 861 Show data context 471 Show data context
Other and Undefined 59 Show data context 13 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,017 Show data context 7,070 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, Long Eaton 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: 17th September 2021