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 216 Show data context 13 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 46 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 160 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 46 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 940 Show data context 28 Show data context
Textiles 1,441 Show data context 1,787 Show data context
Leather, Fur 29 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 21 Show data context 102 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 75 Show data context 36 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 144 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 33 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other Products 20 Show data context 2 Show data context
Building 226 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 124 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 211 Show data context 19 Show data context
Transport 355 Show data context 26 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 461 Show data context 286 Show data context
Professional, Technical 229 Show data context 155 Show data context
Defence 66 Show data context 2 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 148 Show data context 497 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 226 Show data context 348 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 187 Show data context 42 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 123 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 496 Show data context 112 Show data context
Other and Undefined 35 Show data context 6 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 849 Show data context 5,045 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, Elland 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: 30th November 2021