Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 4,506 Show data context 426 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 334 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 3 Show data context
Leather, Fur 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 2 Show data context 27 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 114 Show data context 24 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 214 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 7 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other Products 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Building 527 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 72 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 79 Show data context 5 Show data context
Transport 441 Show data context 56 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 481 Show data context 348 Show data context
Professional, Technical 156 Show data context 185 Show data context
Defence 125 Show data context 8 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 18 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 188 Show data context 626 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 151 Show data context 200 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 36 Show data context 25 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 53 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 140 Show data context 28 Show data context
Other and Undefined 40 Show data context 8 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,269 Show data context 7,446 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, Spilsby 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: 24th September 2020