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 1,550 Show data context 114 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 12 Show data context 9 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 1 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 632 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textiles 7 Show data context 19 Show data context
Leather, Fur 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 16 Show data context 41 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 45 Show data context 13 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 197 Show data context 28 Show data context
Paper, Printing 19 Show data context 6 Show data context
Other Products 20 Show data context 31 Show data context
Building 583 Show data context 5 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 131 Show data context 13 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 117 Show data context 9 Show data context
Transport 515 Show data context 43 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 449 Show data context 254 Show data context
Professional, Technical 277 Show data context 245 Show data context
Defence 1,451 Show data context 266 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 27 Show data context 35 Show data context
Personal Service 215 Show data context 799 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 193 Show data context 283 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 97 Show data context 14 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 106 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 349 Show data context 29 Show data context
Other and Undefined 60 Show data context 113 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,127 Show data context 6,340 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, Petersfield 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: 11th August 2020