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 1,250 Show data context 99 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 174 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Leather, Fur 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 2 Show data context 27 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 23 Show data context 6 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 81 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Products 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Building 281 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 49 Show data context 10 Show data context
Transport 169 Show data context 21 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 226 Show data context 157 Show data context
Professional, Technical 103 Show data context 94 Show data context
Defence 40 Show data context 1 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 16 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 105 Show data context 428 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 56 Show data context 93 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 16 Show data context 8 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 81 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other and Undefined 16 Show data context 5 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 563 Show data context 2,932 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, Petworth RD 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: 23rd January 2022