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 349 Show data context 23 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 143 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 18 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 44 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 579 Show data context 12 Show data context
Textiles 542 Show data context 467 Show data context
Leather, Fur 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 55 Show data context 926 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 76 Show data context 37 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 173 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 66 Show data context 49 Show data context
Other Products 24 Show data context 4 Show data context
Building 524 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 104 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 183 Show data context 26 Show data context
Transport 348 Show data context 19 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 389 Show data context 199 Show data context
Professional, Technical 172 Show data context 143 Show data context
Defence 69 Show data context 9 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 121 Show data context 401 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 191 Show data context 233 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 169 Show data context 141 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 416 Show data context 150 Show data context
Other and Undefined 21 Show data context 4 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 660 Show data context 3,571 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, Congleton MB 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: 21st October 2021