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 41 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 44 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textiles 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Leather, Fur 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Paper, Printing 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Products 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Building 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 27 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport 60 Show data context 8 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 61 Show data context 33 Show data context
Professional, Technical 33 Show data context 20 Show data context
Defence 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Personal Service 22 Show data context 56 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 28 Show data context 27 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 17 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other and Undefined 30 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 122 Show data context 469 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, Usk 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: 20th July 2019