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 443 Show data context 38 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 74 Show data context 10 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 103 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 3,364 Show data context 295 Show data context
Textiles 27 Show data context 84 Show data context
Leather, Fur 63 Show data context 10 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 56 Show data context 377 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 104 Show data context 72 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 361 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 136 Show data context 34 Show data context
Other Products 53 Show data context 16 Show data context
Building 547 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 277 Show data context 3 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 666 Show data context 44 Show data context
Transport 842 Show data context 134 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,726 Show data context 921 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,092 Show data context 567 Show data context
Defence 236 Show data context 34 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 49 Show data context 8 Show data context
Personal Service 305 Show data context 1,367 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,091 Show data context 1,453 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 307 Show data context 87 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 134 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 803 Show data context 282 Show data context
Other and Undefined 95 Show data context 13 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,481 Show data context 11,116 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: 25th October 2021