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 1,673 Show data context 240 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 24 Show data context 2 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 621 Show data context 41 Show data context
Textiles 4 Show data context 5 Show data context
Leather, Fur 15 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 29 Show data context 146 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 52 Show data context 15 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 222 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 41 Show data context 8 Show data context
Other Products 8 Show data context 14 Show data context
Building 627 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 154 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 232 Show data context 24 Show data context
Transport 478 Show data context 42 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 578 Show data context 246 Show data context
Professional, Technical 395 Show data context 215 Show data context
Defence 700 Show data context 1 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 24 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 163 Show data context 566 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 333 Show data context 452 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 55 Show data context 31 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 83 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 225 Show data context 74 Show data context
Other and Undefined 38 Show data context 7 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 844 Show data context 5,648 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, Epping 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: 20th February 2020