Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3,030 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 25,606 Show data context 2,351 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 741 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 382 Show data context 1 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 686 Show data context 16 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 23,544 Show data context 517 Show data context
Textiles 189 Show data context 941 Show data context
Leather, Fur 494 Show data context 123 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 340 Show data context 1,490 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 2,740 Show data context 942 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 4,670 Show data context 113 Show data context
Paper, Printing 675 Show data context 247 Show data context
Other Products 295 Show data context 24 Show data context
Building 10,802 Show data context 11 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,410 Show data context 63 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 2,834 Show data context 218 Show data context
Transport 18,802 Show data context 1,479 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 12,383 Show data context 8,788 Show data context
Professional, Technical 5,353 Show data context 4,047 Show data context
Defence 10,046 Show data context 210 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 781 Show data context 168 Show data context
Personal Service 4,255 Show data context 13,183 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 6,540 Show data context 8,100 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 2,475 Show data context 1,203 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 3,774 Show data context 39 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 12,863 Show data context 2,348 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,049 Show data context 307 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 21,241 Show data context 61,300 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: 19th January 2020