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 1,964 Show data context 286 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 49 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 13 Show data context 2 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 22 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 541 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textiles 193 Show data context 157 Show data context
Leather, Fur 23 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 50 Show data context 326 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 37 Show data context 41 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 192 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 49 Show data context 15 Show data context
Other Products 10 Show data context 4 Show data context
Building 264 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 61 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 391 Show data context 35 Show data context
Transport 363 Show data context 29 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 721 Show data context 257 Show data context
Professional, Technical 425 Show data context 278 Show data context
Defence 63 Show data context 7 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 19 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 143 Show data context 668 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 260 Show data context 382 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 92 Show data context 34 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 60 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 214 Show data context 55 Show data context
Other and Undefined 36 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,289 Show data context 5,712 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, Macclesfield 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: 28th September 2021