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 21,462 Show data context 2,276 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2,845 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 349 Show data context 114 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 167 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 13,383 Show data context 745 Show data context
Textiles 183 Show data context 274 Show data context
Leather, Fur 313 Show data context 24 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 204 Show data context 659 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,055 Show data context 320 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 2,159 Show data context 21 Show data context
Paper, Printing 313 Show data context 87 Show data context
Other Products 185 Show data context 341 Show data context
Building 6,022 Show data context 9 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,373 Show data context 65 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 1,686 Show data context 130 Show data context
Transport 8,029 Show data context 876 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 6,411 Show data context 4,571 Show data context
Professional, Technical 3,478 Show data context 3,291 Show data context
Defence 17,736 Show data context 362 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 352 Show data context 65 Show data context
Personal Service 2,477 Show data context 9,958 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 3,698 Show data context 5,297 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 1,772 Show data context 616 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,440 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 5,616 Show data context 1,318 Show data context
Other and Undefined 659 Show data context 209 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 12,671 Show data context 76,867 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 August 2019