Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 335 Show data context 49 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,916 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 13 Show data context 7 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 245 Show data context 6 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,842 Show data context 166 Show data context
Textiles 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
Leather, Fur 36 Show data context 10 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 22 Show data context 152 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 54 Show data context 14 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 212 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 23 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other Products 14 Show data context 10 Show data context
Building 672 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 83 Show data context 3 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 140 Show data context 10 Show data context
Transport 635 Show data context 45 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 574 Show data context 445 Show data context
Professional, Technical 502 Show data context 406 Show data context
Defence 101 Show data context 8 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 35 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 142 Show data context 576 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 402 Show data context 417 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 115 Show data context 13 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 476 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 1,004 Show data context 386 Show data context
Other and Undefined 109 Show data context 20 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,824 Show data context 10,466 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, Pontardawe 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: 11th August 2020