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 973 Show data context 62 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 150 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 572 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 4 Show data context
Leather, Fur 169 Show data context 199 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 17 Show data context 216 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 56 Show data context 10 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 126 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Printing 14 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other Products 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Building 366 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 72 Show data context 3 Show data context
Transport 324 Show data context 37 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 167 Show data context 143 Show data context
Professional, Technical 156 Show data context 91 Show data context
Defence 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 130 Show data context 266 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 122 Show data context 184 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 50 Show data context 37 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 192 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 548 Show data context 36 Show data context
Other and Undefined 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 508 Show data context 3,298 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, Kettering 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: 17th September 2019