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 2,743 Show data context 282 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 158 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 25 Show data context 4 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 647 Show data context 14 Show data context
Textiles 1 Show data context 6 Show data context
Leather, Fur 26 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 23 Show data context 58 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 89 Show data context 15 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 262 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Printing 23 Show data context 16 Show data context
Other Products 11 Show data context 9 Show data context
Building 609 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 136 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 172 Show data context 19 Show data context
Transport 552 Show data context 57 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 665 Show data context 379 Show data context
Professional, Technical 333 Show data context 303 Show data context
Defence 1,026 Show data context 18 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 28 Show data context 8 Show data context
Personal Service 246 Show data context 914 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 216 Show data context 433 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 64 Show data context 34 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 71 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 309 Show data context 66 Show data context
Other and Undefined 47 Show data context 16 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,437 Show data context 8,280 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, Axbridge 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: 09th April 2020