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 213 Show data context 17 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 5,137 Show data context 47 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 69 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 232 Show data context 96 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 3,687 Show data context 128 Show data context
Textiles 889 Show data context 3,166 Show data context
Leather, Fur 221 Show data context 227 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 405 Show data context 1,896 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 236 Show data context 307 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 814 Show data context 152 Show data context
Paper, Printing 111 Show data context 77 Show data context
Other Products 176 Show data context 88 Show data context
Building 1,850 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 453 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 418 Show data context 49 Show data context
Transport 2,403 Show data context 138 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 2,234 Show data context 1,804 Show data context
Professional, Technical 888 Show data context 789 Show data context
Defence 398 Show data context 10 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 113 Show data context 18 Show data context
Personal Service 587 Show data context 1,956 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,070 Show data context 1,255 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 546 Show data context 323 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 532 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 3,346 Show data context 1,489 Show data context
Other and Undefined 209 Show data context 66 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,511 Show data context 20,338 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: 18th September 2020