Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 2,592 Show data context 262 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 38 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 9 Show data context 6 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 414 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles 2 Show data context 6 Show data context
Leather, Fur 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 23 Show data context 56 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 52 Show data context 5 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 249 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Products 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Building 503 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 78 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 119 Show data context 8 Show data context
Transport 517 Show data context 57 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 540 Show data context 334 Show data context
Professional, Technical 279 Show data context 281 Show data context
Defence 1,098 Show data context 5 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 30 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 303 Show data context 892 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 182 Show data context 238 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 47 Show data context 3 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 153 Show data context 35 Show data context
Other and Undefined 38 Show data context 11 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,753 Show data context 7,388 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, Barnstaple 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: 02nd June 2020