Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,205 Show data context 80 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 160 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 399 Show data context 136 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 1,011 Show data context 92 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 22,777 Show data context 611 Show data context
Textiles 105 Show data context 130 Show data context
Leather, Fur 1,238 Show data context 515 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 1,186 Show data context 3,030 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 3,397 Show data context 4,161 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 4,218 Show data context 128 Show data context
Paper, Printing 4,064 Show data context 2,920 Show data context
Other Products 504 Show data context 122 Show data context
Building 8,680 Show data context 15 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,505 Show data context 59 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 3,915 Show data context 375 Show data context
Transport 18,966 Show data context 1,351 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 14,273 Show data context 7,126 Show data context
Professional, Technical 7,995 Show data context 6,019 Show data context
Defence 3,009 Show data context 65 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 675 Show data context 184 Show data context
Personal Service 4,270 Show data context 13,914 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 11,886 Show data context 14,524 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 5,627 Show data context 2,506 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,654 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 11,390 Show data context 3,441 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,311 Show data context 273 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 21,842 Show data context 123,527 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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Date accessed: 11th May 2021