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 646 Show data context 52 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 6 Show data context 5 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 446 Show data context 18 Show data context
Textiles 4 Show data context 3 Show data context
Leather, Fur 4 Show data context 13 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 21 Show data context 80 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 32 Show data context 15 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 124 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Printing 202 Show data context 82 Show data context
Other Products 27 Show data context 14 Show data context
Building 283 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 84 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 128 Show data context 23 Show data context
Transport 274 Show data context 47 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 286 Show data context 123 Show data context
Professional, Technical 226 Show data context 118 Show data context
Defence 573 Show data context 4 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 22 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 125 Show data context 365 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 188 Show data context 305 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 86 Show data context 65 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 268 Show data context 136 Show data context
Other and Undefined 17 Show data context 6 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 456 Show data context 3,200 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, Hemel Hempstead 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: 20th February 2020