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 536 Show data context 150 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 87 Show data context 10 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 129 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 3,298 Show data context 267 Show data context
Textiles 19 Show data context 38 Show data context
Leather, Fur 59 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 85 Show data context 325 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 125 Show data context 45 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 742 Show data context 25 Show data context
Paper, Printing 324 Show data context 195 Show data context
Other Products 134 Show data context 70 Show data context
Building 1,045 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 514 Show data context 9 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 813 Show data context 102 Show data context
Transport 1,541 Show data context 278 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,600 Show data context 960 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,422 Show data context 900 Show data context
Defence 1,789 Show data context 146 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 170 Show data context 46 Show data context
Personal Service 656 Show data context 1,946 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,527 Show data context 2,257 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 519 Show data context 208 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 293 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 1,478 Show data context 595 Show data context
Other and Undefined 206 Show data context 80 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,771 Show data context 13,795 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, Uxbridge 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: 25th May 2020