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 1,704 Show data context 200 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 636 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 18 Show data context 12 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 440 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 5 Show data context
Leather, Fur 33 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 17 Show data context 51 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 76 Show data context 20 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 162 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 12 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other Products 7 Show data context 34 Show data context
Building 473 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 66 Show data context 7 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 51 Show data context 4 Show data context
Transport 477 Show data context 46 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 333 Show data context 228 Show data context
Professional, Technical 157 Show data context 317 Show data context
Defence 3,113 Show data context 37 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 15 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 153 Show data context 596 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 152 Show data context 218 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 69 Show data context 15 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 125 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 219 Show data context 42 Show data context
Other and Undefined 30 Show data context 21 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,012 Show data context 5,088 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, Oswestry 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: 20th October 2021