Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 87 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 2,945 Show data context 159 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 824 Show data context 48 Show data context
Textiles 20 Show data context 45 Show data context
Leather, Fur 83 Show data context 56 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 24 Show data context 106 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 103 Show data context 32 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 302 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Printing 42 Show data context 21 Show data context
Other Products 28 Show data context 9 Show data context
Building 757 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 147 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 266 Show data context 17 Show data context
Transport 707 Show data context 66 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 920 Show data context 486 Show data context
Professional, Technical 511 Show data context 344 Show data context
Defence 143 Show data context 19 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 29 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 265 Show data context 759 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 437 Show data context 693 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 98 Show data context 91 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 421 Show data context 183 Show data context
Other and Undefined 70 Show data context 12 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,506 Show data context 10,281 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, Blofield and Flegg 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: 19th August 2019