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 13,469 Show data context 1,094 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 40,825 Show data context 2 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 1,122 Show data context 113 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 1,799 Show data context 372 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 40,128 Show data context 3,579 Show data context
Textiles 8,803 Show data context 16,052 Show data context
Leather, Fur 1,565 Show data context 665 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 1,596 Show data context 16,355 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 4,335 Show data context 3,640 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 7,327 Show data context 287 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,645 Show data context 1,357 Show data context
Other Products 935 Show data context 291 Show data context
Building 14,322 Show data context 25 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 4,564 Show data context 117 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 7,089 Show data context 731 Show data context
Transport 23,416 Show data context 2,074 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 22,996 Show data context 13,092 Show data context
Professional, Technical 11,078 Show data context 8,116 Show data context
Defence 10,753 Show data context 409 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 1,347 Show data context 284 Show data context
Personal Service 7,420 Show data context 21,798 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 14,741 Show data context 19,630 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 7,743 Show data context 4,194 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 5,626 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 20,101 Show data context 6,126 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,767 Show data context 354 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 33,727 Show data context 84,451 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: 14th October 2019