Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 67 Show data context 5 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 19 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 246 Show data context 45 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Leather, Fur 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 21 Show data context 18 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 16 Show data context 3 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 84 Show data context 3 Show data context
Paper, Printing 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Products 10 Show data context 9 Show data context
Building 229 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 72 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 44 Show data context 4 Show data context
Transport 690 Show data context 15 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 157 Show data context 123 Show data context
Professional, Technical 62 Show data context 65 Show data context
Defence 94 Show data context 4 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 7 Show data context 13 Show data context
Personal Service 86 Show data context 213 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 153 Show data context 152 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 26 Show data context 15 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 50 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 240 Show data context 86 Show data context
Other and Undefined 38 Show data context 25 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 515 Show data context 2,274 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, Newhaven 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 October 2021