Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,905 Show data context 176 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 26 Show data context 1 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 791 Show data context 14 Show data context
Textiles 9 Show data context 37 Show data context
Leather, Fur 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 11 Show data context 35 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 77 Show data context 10 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 255 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Printing 24 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other Products 11 Show data context 4 Show data context
Building 680 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 160 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 137 Show data context 7 Show data context
Transport 566 Show data context 47 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 576 Show data context 355 Show data context
Professional, Technical 285 Show data context 263 Show data context
Defence 437 Show data context 36 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 34 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 279 Show data context 953 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 168 Show data context 328 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 85 Show data context 6 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 87 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 366 Show data context 40 Show data context
Other and Undefined 62 Show data context 15 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,527 Show data context 7,585 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, Ringwood and Fordingbridge 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: 23rd May 2019