Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 3,561 Show data context 332 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 237 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 32 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 504 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Leather, Fur 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 13 Show data context 49 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 60 Show data context 21 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 252 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Printing 30 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Products 9 Show data context 9 Show data context
Building 734 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 142 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 176 Show data context 25 Show data context
Transport 554 Show data context 66 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 671 Show data context 393 Show data context
Professional, Technical 401 Show data context 455 Show data context
Defence 127 Show data context 4 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 44 Show data context 12 Show data context
Personal Service 323 Show data context 1,304 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 209 Show data context 381 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 31 Show data context 36 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 58 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 253 Show data context 50 Show data context
Other and Undefined 63 Show data context 25 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,217 Show data context 10,043 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, Battle 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 October 2021