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 146 Show data context 11 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 454 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 448 Show data context 100 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 269 Show data context 26 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 11,283 Show data context 2,648 Show data context
Textiles 22 Show data context 34 Show data context
Leather, Fur 68 Show data context 18 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 93 Show data context 251 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 207 Show data context 151 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 1,012 Show data context 40 Show data context
Paper, Printing 433 Show data context 616 Show data context
Other Products 68 Show data context 55 Show data context
Building 1,149 Show data context 6 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 501 Show data context 90 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 666 Show data context 54 Show data context
Transport 1,770 Show data context 225 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,598 Show data context 1,427 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,061 Show data context 666 Show data context
Defence 427 Show data context 10 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 99 Show data context 17 Show data context
Personal Service 611 Show data context 2,338 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,308 Show data context 2,799 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 850 Show data context 603 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 538 Show data context 17 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 4,177 Show data context 2,276 Show data context
Other and Undefined 245 Show data context 52 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,467 Show data context 19,617 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: 19th September 2021