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 94 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 197 Show data context 84 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 524 Show data context 23 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 6,734 Show data context 1,255 Show data context
Textiles 11 Show data context 73 Show data context
Leather, Fur 44 Show data context 15 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 72 Show data context 250 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 160 Show data context 109 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 619 Show data context 31 Show data context
Paper, Printing 119 Show data context 112 Show data context
Other Products 71 Show data context 21 Show data context
Building 586 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 262 Show data context 38 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 588 Show data context 32 Show data context
Transport 1,119 Show data context 149 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,062 Show data context 836 Show data context
Professional, Technical 919 Show data context 386 Show data context
Defence 278 Show data context 9 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 34 Show data context 13 Show data context
Personal Service 298 Show data context 1,383 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,017 Show data context 1,997 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 557 Show data context 496 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 335 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 2,690 Show data context 1,298 Show data context
Other and Undefined 99 Show data context 40 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,454 Show data context 12,301 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, Oldbury UD/MB 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: 21st October 2021