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 19,049 Show data context 1,298 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 173 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 113 Show data context 51 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 242 Show data context 44 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 17,810 Show data context 1,035 Show data context
Textiles 429 Show data context 759 Show data context
Leather, Fur 604 Show data context 76 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 737 Show data context 1,656 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 2,002 Show data context 962 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 4,103 Show data context 39 Show data context
Paper, Printing 490 Show data context 130 Show data context
Other Products 1,481 Show data context 358 Show data context
Building 8,463 Show data context 13 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,796 Show data context 45 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 2,105 Show data context 179 Show data context
Transport 9,776 Show data context 909 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 7,742 Show data context 5,265 Show data context
Professional, Technical 5,181 Show data context 4,164 Show data context
Defence 35,471 Show data context 770 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 758 Show data context 89 Show data context
Personal Service 4,071 Show data context 11,051 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 5,647 Show data context 7,721 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 3,124 Show data context 805 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,891 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 8,035 Show data context 2,649 Show data context
Other and Undefined 727 Show data context 229 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 18,103 Show data context 19,614 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: 10th July 2020