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 11,125 Show data context 915 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 210 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 100 Show data context 7 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 138 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 13,159 Show data context 339 Show data context
Textiles 473 Show data context 499 Show data context
Leather, Fur 292 Show data context 27 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 805 Show data context 1,548 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 871 Show data context 294 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 2,660 Show data context 32 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,207 Show data context 457 Show data context
Other Products 177 Show data context 36 Show data context
Building 6,156 Show data context 10 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,149 Show data context 19 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 1,922 Show data context 235 Show data context
Transport 7,274 Show data context 791 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 6,535 Show data context 4,146 Show data context
Professional, Technical 5,343 Show data context 4,849 Show data context
Defence 10,988 Show data context 350 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 492 Show data context 105 Show data context
Personal Service 4,161 Show data context 11,268 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 4,236 Show data context 7,126 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 2,940 Show data context 469 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,047 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 7,864 Show data context 1,122 Show data context
Other and Undefined 657 Show data context 225 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 14,021 Show data context 26,750 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: 22nd November 2019