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 129 Show data context 19 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,374 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 80 Show data context 64 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 79 Show data context 15 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,053 Show data context 46 Show data context
Textiles 549 Show data context 746 Show data context
Leather, Fur 19 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 17 Show data context 287 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 58 Show data context 48 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 298 Show data context 8 Show data context
Paper, Printing 26 Show data context 14 Show data context
Other Products 9 Show data context 24 Show data context
Building 466 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 106 Show data context 7 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 106 Show data context 5 Show data context
Transport 505 Show data context 32 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 520 Show data context 363 Show data context
Professional, Technical 223 Show data context 130 Show data context
Defence 74 Show data context 3 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 39 Show data context 10 Show data context
Personal Service 168 Show data context 420 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 284 Show data context 416 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 153 Show data context 41 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 221 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 489 Show data context 179 Show data context
Other and Undefined 39 Show data context 18 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 936 Show data context 6,631 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, Heanor UD 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: 23rd May 2019