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 176 Show data context 18 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1,926 Show data context 2 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 265 Show data context 37 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,041 Show data context 46 Show data context
Textiles 3 Show data context 23 Show data context
Leather, Fur 24 Show data context 15 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 24 Show data context 124 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 36 Show data context 49 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 204 Show data context 18 Show data context
Paper, Printing 35 Show data context 14 Show data context
Other Products 8 Show data context 27 Show data context
Building 376 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 85 Show data context 6 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 136 Show data context 7 Show data context
Transport 585 Show data context 49 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 512 Show data context 406 Show data context
Professional, Technical 258 Show data context 149 Show data context
Defence 110 Show data context 13 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 26 Show data context 20 Show data context
Personal Service 107 Show data context 456 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 386 Show data context 623 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 110 Show data context 106 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 170 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 581 Show data context 128 Show data context
Other and Undefined 47 Show data context 45 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 905 Show data context 6,264 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, Newburn 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: 25th October 2021