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 457 Show data context 39 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,053 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 334 Show data context 169 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 254 Show data context 58 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 20,037 Show data context 733 Show data context
Textiles 51 Show data context 90 Show data context
Leather, Fur 514 Show data context 247 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 846 Show data context 2,028 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 988 Show data context 1,072 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 3,260 Show data context 39 Show data context
Paper, Printing 798 Show data context 598 Show data context
Other Products 439 Show data context 130 Show data context
Building 5,441 Show data context 14 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,926 Show data context 37 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 2,664 Show data context 274 Show data context
Transport 11,095 Show data context 829 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 9,198 Show data context 6,306 Show data context
Professional, Technical 5,069 Show data context 3,652 Show data context
Defence 2,472 Show data context 49 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 584 Show data context 151 Show data context
Personal Service 2,721 Show data context 10,975 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 7,121 Show data context 10,543 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 2,693 Show data context 1,606 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,557 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 9,390 Show data context 2,173 Show data context
Other and Undefined 878 Show data context 222 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 12,619 Show data context 78,029 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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Date accessed: 19th September 2021