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 2,039 Show data context 167 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 409 Show data context 23 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 6 Show data context
Leather, Fur 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 3 Show data context 6 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 26 Show data context 5 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 113 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 6 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other Products 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Building 230 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 36 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport 242 Show data context 27 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 171 Show data context 131 Show data context
Professional, Technical 81 Show data context 88 Show data context
Defence 1,053 Show data context 5 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 65 Show data context 273 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 73 Show data context 127 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 29 Show data context 10 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 45 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 137 Show data context 25 Show data context
Other and Undefined 12 Show data context 5 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 530 Show data context 3,472 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, Gainsborough 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: 22nd April 2021