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 71 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 49 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 13 Show data context 8 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 56 Show data context 9 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,465 Show data context 97 Show data context
Textiles 464 Show data context 1,390 Show data context
Leather, Fur 38 Show data context 30 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 42 Show data context 202 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 55 Show data context 87 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 214 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Printing 44 Show data context 116 Show data context
Other Products 82 Show data context 13 Show data context
Building 347 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 98 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 105 Show data context 10 Show data context
Transport 444 Show data context 20 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 385 Show data context 331 Show data context
Professional, Technical 191 Show data context 125 Show data context
Defence 95 Show data context 28 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 26 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 137 Show data context 394 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 267 Show data context 389 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 174 Show data context 81 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 95 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 928 Show data context 367 Show data context
Other and Undefined 42 Show data context 11 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 681 Show data context 3,999 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, Dukinfield MB/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: 24th September 2020