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 45 Show data context 32 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 44 Show data context 2 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 462 Show data context 25 Show data context
Textiles 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Leather, Fur 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 12 Show data context 16 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 15 Show data context 2 Show data context
Wood, Cane & Cork 103 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 247 Show data context 145 Show data context
Other Products 16 Show data context 6 Show data context
Building 130 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 30 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport 402 Show data context 18 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 115 Show data context 148 Show data context
Professional, Technical 85 Show data context 67 Show data context
Defence 53 Show data context 3 Show data context
Entertainment & Sport 10 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 48 Show data context 197 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 87 Show data context 216 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 72 Show data context 39 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 156 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 676 Show data context 110 Show data context
Other & Undefined 7 Show data context 8 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 273 Show data context 2,220 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, Swanscombe UD 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: 24th April 2024