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 16,781 Show data context 1,976 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 958 Show data context 2 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 1,544 Show data context 820 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 960 Show data context 32 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 42,072 Show data context 6,535 Show data context
Textiles 3,184 Show data context 3,628 Show data context
Leather, Fur 943 Show data context 432 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 1,026 Show data context 3,508 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,578 Show data context 626 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 4,768 Show data context 223 Show data context
Paper, Printing 973 Show data context 559 Show data context
Other Products 702 Show data context 645 Show data context
Building 8,709 Show data context 22 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,110 Show data context 284 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 5,638 Show data context 414 Show data context
Transport 12,883 Show data context 1,380 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 12,550 Show data context 8,584 Show data context
Professional, Technical 8,793 Show data context 5,689 Show data context
Defence 5,842 Show data context 150 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 697 Show data context 186 Show data context
Personal Service 4,164 Show data context 16,741 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 8,536 Show data context 14,751 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 4,650 Show data context 3,103 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 2,501 Show data context 27 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 16,992 Show data context 7,130 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,240 Show data context 335 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 20,064 Show data context 42,203 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: 21st October 2019