Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 393 Show data context 21 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 346 Show data context 96 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 176 Show data context 126 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 12,045 Show data context 1,084 Show data context
Textiles 47 Show data context 212 Show data context
Leather, Fur 224 Show data context 32 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 546 Show data context 1,255 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 682 Show data context 234 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 2,001 Show data context 27 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,158 Show data context 354 Show data context
Other Products 621 Show data context 226 Show data context
Building 2,482 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,522 Show data context 41 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 3,294 Show data context 495 Show data context
Transport 5,604 Show data context 879 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 6,630 Show data context 3,530 Show data context
Professional, Technical 5,243 Show data context 2,791 Show data context
Defence 1,738 Show data context 32 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 594 Show data context 187 Show data context
Personal Service 2,092 Show data context 6,082 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 7,022 Show data context 10,869 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 1,904 Show data context 1,956 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 531 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 4,077 Show data context 2,727 Show data context
Other and Undefined 588 Show data context 129 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 6,832 Show data context 47,760 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, Ealing MB/UD 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: 16th July 2020