Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 212 Show data context 2 Show data context
Agriculture 20,171 Show data context 1,847 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 461 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 617 Show data context 51 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 341 Show data context 42 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 17,265 Show data context 829 Show data context
Textiles 126 Show data context 268 Show data context
Leather, Fur 814 Show data context 147 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 1,331 Show data context 2,886 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,885 Show data context 457 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 5,558 Show data context 93 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,519 Show data context 418 Show data context
Other Products 784 Show data context 401 Show data context
Building 14,036 Show data context 20 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 5,459 Show data context 64 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 5,494 Show data context 719 Show data context
Transport 16,790 Show data context 1,468 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 22,834 Show data context 12,204 Show data context
Professional, Technical 10,535 Show data context 10,766 Show data context
Defence 4,982 Show data context 187 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 1,682 Show data context 487 Show data context
Personal Service 11,728 Show data context 32,822 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 10,422 Show data context 15,023 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 2,431 Show data context 900 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,341 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 7,490 Show data context 2,290 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,908 Show data context 573 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 41,312 Show data context 114,808 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: 12th August 2020