Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 672 Show data context 47 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,146 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textiles 4 Show data context 31 Show data context
Leather, Fur 64 Show data context 17 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 67 Show data context 133 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 40 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 357 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 31 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other Products 18 Show data context 5 Show data context
Building 822 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 240 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 284 Show data context 32 Show data context
Transport 762 Show data context 67 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,076 Show data context 590 Show data context
Professional, Technical 718 Show data context 548 Show data context
Defence 681 Show data context 44 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 66 Show data context 6 Show data context
Personal Service 320 Show data context 1,006 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 441 Show data context 678 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 126 Show data context 25 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 107 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 457 Show data context 38 Show data context
Other and Undefined 111 Show data context 19 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,264 Show data context 10,640 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, Havant and Waterloo 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: 24th September 2021