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 1,275 Show data context 99 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1,224 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 79 Show data context 28 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 47 Show data context 7 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,370 Show data context 35 Show data context
Textiles 313 Show data context 498 Show data context
Leather, Fur 30 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 22 Show data context 172 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 43 Show data context 16 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 268 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Printing 34 Show data context 21 Show data context
Other Products 17 Show data context 11 Show data context
Building 427 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 94 Show data context 3 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 389 Show data context 17 Show data context
Transport 538 Show data context 99 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 694 Show data context 357 Show data context
Professional, Technical 712 Show data context 366 Show data context
Defence 104 Show data context 1 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 15 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 148 Show data context 647 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 511 Show data context 661 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 125 Show data context 36 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 175 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 464 Show data context 106 Show data context
Other and Undefined 35 Show data context 8 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,438 Show data context 8,428 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Belper RD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th June 2019