Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 79 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 581 Show data context 212 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 739 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 11 Show data context
Leather, Fur 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 37 Show data context 59 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 155 Show data context 78 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 322 Show data context 27 Show data context
Paper, Printing 140 Show data context 166 Show data context
Other Products 42 Show data context 5 Show data context
Building 770 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 169 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 210 Show data context 9 Show data context
Transport 1,298 Show data context 55 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 904 Show data context 534 Show data context
Professional, Technical 243 Show data context 285 Show data context
Defence 145 Show data context 2 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 37 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 245 Show data context 785 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 489 Show data context 502 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 256 Show data context 188 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 83 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 584 Show data context 510 Show data context
Other and Undefined 58 Show data context 15 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,050 Show data context 6,544 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: 09th August 2020