Persons of Working Age by Sex & 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 179 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 42 Show data context 10 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 53 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 2,214 Show data context 165 Show data context
Textiles 3 Show data context 33 Show data context
Leather, Fur 55 Show data context 12 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 77 Show data context 195 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 107 Show data context 64 Show data context
Wood, Cane & Cork 371 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Printing 205 Show data context 79 Show data context
Other Products 95 Show data context 25 Show data context
Building 780 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 423 Show data context 5 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 572 Show data context 89 Show data context
Transport 1,176 Show data context 164 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,658 Show data context 958 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,037 Show data context 717 Show data context
Defence 350 Show data context 46 Show data context
Entertainment & Sport 123 Show data context 36 Show data context
Personal Service 586 Show data context 1,925 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,284 Show data context 1,974 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 370 Show data context 109 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 131 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 717 Show data context 424 Show data context
Other & Undefined 122 Show data context 31 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,795 Show data context 11,001 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, Kingston upon Thames MB through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1951 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th May 2024