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 2,131 Show data context 204 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,124 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 211 Show data context 94 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 23 Show data context 7 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,281 Show data context 191 Show data context
Textiles 26 Show data context 115 Show data context
Leather, Fur 46 Show data context 18 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 15 Show data context 98 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 97 Show data context 37 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 284 Show data context 10 Show data context
Paper, Printing 37 Show data context 18 Show data context
Other Products 39 Show data context 22 Show data context
Building 902 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 131 Show data context 19 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 332 Show data context 21 Show data context
Transport 683 Show data context 82 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 643 Show data context 467 Show data context
Professional, Technical 549 Show data context 367 Show data context
Defence 5,479 Show data context 14 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 25 Show data context 6 Show data context
Personal Service 243 Show data context 993 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 301 Show data context 532 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 131 Show data context 69 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 269 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 567 Show data context 229 Show data context
Other and Undefined 69 Show data context 13 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,849 Show data context 10,187 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, Lichfield 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: 25th October 2021