Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 366 Show data context 26 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 21 Show data context 15 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 4 Show data context 18 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 62 Show data context 16 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 733 Show data context 20 Show data context
Textiles 24 Show data context 30 Show data context
Leather, Fur 96 Show data context 100 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 58 Show data context 199 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 119 Show data context 84 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 225 Show data context 15 Show data context
Paper, Printing 48 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other Products 49 Show data context 41 Show data context
Building 313 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 241 Show data context 8 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 666 Show data context 89 Show data context
Transport 598 Show data context 51 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,477 Show data context 680 Show data context
Professional, Technical 720 Show data context 558 Show data context
Defence 199 Show data context 10 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 97 Show data context 9 Show data context
Personal Service 584 Show data context 1,759 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 841 Show data context 1,004 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 86 Show data context 34 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 44 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 257 Show data context 73 Show data context
Other and Undefined 62 Show data context 19 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,017 Show data context 10,431 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, Lytham St Annes MB 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 November 2021