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 1,013 Show data context 209 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 91 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 239 Show data context 16 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 541 Show data context 6 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 3,338 Show data context 52 Show data context
Textiles 15 Show data context 24 Show data context
Leather, Fur 629 Show data context 671 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 75 Show data context 220 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 320 Show data context 68 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 622 Show data context 35 Show data context
Paper, Printing 671 Show data context 275 Show data context
Other Products 118 Show data context 25 Show data context
Building 1,487 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 441 Show data context 9 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 486 Show data context 38 Show data context
Transport 5,677 Show data context 290 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,614 Show data context 1,111 Show data context
Professional, Technical 963 Show data context 766 Show data context
Defence 1,704 Show data context 55 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 123 Show data context 17 Show data context
Personal Service 593 Show data context 2,171 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,840 Show data context 2,091 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 616 Show data context 244 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 894 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 3,480 Show data context 769 Show data context
Other and Undefined 194 Show data context 48 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,052 Show data context 21,362 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, Thurrock 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: 20th February 2020