Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 199 Show data context 21 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 713 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 20 Show data context 10 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 170 Show data context 8 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 3,444 Show data context 253 Show data context
Textiles 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Leather, Fur 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 13 Show data context 54 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 63 Show data context 26 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 288 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 19 Show data context 13 Show data context
Other Products 16 Show data context 14 Show data context
Building 1,294 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 152 Show data context 5 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 254 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport 2,039 Show data context 107 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 754 Show data context 806 Show data context
Professional, Technical 670 Show data context 422 Show data context
Defence 222 Show data context 12 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 65 Show data context 8 Show data context
Personal Service 249 Show data context 841 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 717 Show data context 746 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 172 Show data context 73 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 934 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 2,248 Show data context 352 Show data context
Other and Undefined 175 Show data context 28 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,769 Show data context 13,261 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