Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 5,480 Show data context 689 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 488 Show data context 2 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 46 Show data context 7 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 44 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,676 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textiles 118 Show data context 227 Show data context
Leather, Fur 711 Show data context 521 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 63 Show data context 130 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 209 Show data context 208 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 748 Show data context 29 Show data context
Paper, Printing 293 Show data context 125 Show data context
Other Products 68 Show data context 14 Show data context
Building 1,576 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 310 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 438 Show data context 43 Show data context
Transport 2,041 Show data context 157 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,795 Show data context 1,105 Show data context
Professional, Technical 927 Show data context 942 Show data context
Defence 372 Show data context 9 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 59 Show data context 14 Show data context
Personal Service 830 Show data context 3,287 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 852 Show data context 1,184 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 254 Show data context 133 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 172 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 917 Show data context 152 Show data context
Other and Undefined 147 Show data context 25 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,728 Show data context 19,884 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, Westmorland AdmC 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 November 2021