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 2,443 Show data context 247 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 24 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 692 Show data context 21 Show data context
Textiles 4 Show data context 6 Show data context
Leather, Fur 21 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 23 Show data context 178 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 94 Show data context 63 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 253 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Printing 95 Show data context 34 Show data context
Other Products 22 Show data context 20 Show data context
Building 584 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 154 Show data context 3 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 116 Show data context 15 Show data context
Transport 519 Show data context 44 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 427 Show data context 284 Show data context
Professional, Technical 240 Show data context 193 Show data context
Defence 738 Show data context 2 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 11 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 169 Show data context 645 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 190 Show data context 343 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 126 Show data context 15 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 90 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 346 Show data context 64 Show data context
Other and Undefined 60 Show data context 10 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,351 Show data context 6,825 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, Lexden and Winstree 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: 26th February 2020