Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 407 Show data context 43 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 193 Show data context 2 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 21 Show data context 40 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 38 Show data context 5 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 96 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Products 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Building 208 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 108 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 79 Show data context 10 Show data context
Transport 262 Show data context 17 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 346 Show data context 214 Show data context
Professional, Technical 163 Show data context 177 Show data context
Defence 37 Show data context 2 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 339 Show data context 752 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 112 Show data context 146 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 19 Show data context 6 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 67 Show data context 8 Show data context
Other and Undefined 15 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 896 Show data context 3,864 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, Sidmouth UD 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: 29th March 2020