Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 354 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 41,104 Show data context 6,760 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6,147 Show data context 5 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 2,559 Show data context 374 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 1,915 Show data context 328 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 63,560 Show data context 3,351 Show data context
Textiles 364 Show data context 641 Show data context
Leather, Fur 2,184 Show data context 192 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 2,046 Show data context 6,512 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 4,287 Show data context 1,237 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 14,139 Show data context 280 Show data context
Paper, Printing 10,951 Show data context 3,455 Show data context
Other Products 2,138 Show data context 919 Show data context
Building 31,087 Show data context 29 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 11,249 Show data context 177 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 16,614 Show data context 1,818 Show data context
Transport 49,379 Show data context 4,382 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 48,935 Show data context 27,133 Show data context
Professional, Technical 29,204 Show data context 20,772 Show data context
Defence 32,658 Show data context 773 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 2,851 Show data context 754 Show data context
Personal Service 17,686 Show data context 54,066 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 35,619 Show data context 46,599 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 9,644 Show data context 3,538 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 6,988 Show data context 13 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 33,608 Show data context 8,142 Show data context
Other and Undefined 4,484 Show data context 1,328 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 81,772 Show data context 149,401 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: 08th December 2019