Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 297 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 8,576 Show data context 899 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 61,463 Show data context 16 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 1,176 Show data context 289 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 2,720 Show data context 222 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 59,963 Show data context 4,395 Show data context
Textiles 807 Show data context 700 Show data context
Leather, Fur 1,521 Show data context 730 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 2,051 Show data context 8,487 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 3,445 Show data context 1,292 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 9,284 Show data context 108 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,850 Show data context 851 Show data context
Other Products 1,703 Show data context 990 Show data context
Building 28,296 Show data context 42 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 6,098 Show data context 185 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 8,105 Show data context 746 Show data context
Transport 43,014 Show data context 2,369 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 30,052 Show data context 20,445 Show data context
Professional, Technical 17,350 Show data context 13,606 Show data context
Defence 11,679 Show data context 308 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 1,767 Show data context 350 Show data context
Personal Service 8,465 Show data context 27,280 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 19,669 Show data context 25,354 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 7,059 Show data context 2,393 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 11,955 Show data context 91 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 33,364 Show data context 10,885 Show data context
Other and Undefined 4,311 Show data context 1,079 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 60,096 Show data context 168,320 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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Date accessed: 27th November 2020