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 513 Show data context 61 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3,212 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 71 Show data context 10 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 964 Show data context 115 Show data context
Textiles 36 Show data context 258 Show data context
Leather, Fur 75 Show data context 224 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 241 Show data context 519 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 83 Show data context 13 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 129 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Printing 12 Show data context 26 Show data context
Other Products 10 Show data context 23 Show data context
Building 427 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 76 Show data context 10 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 114 Show data context 4 Show data context
Transport 379 Show data context 24 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 363 Show data context 340 Show data context
Professional, Technical 204 Show data context 128 Show data context
Defence 66 Show data context 20 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 28 Show data context 12 Show data context
Personal Service 162 Show data context 404 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 165 Show data context 291 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 99 Show data context 50 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 251 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 413 Show data context 266 Show data context
Other and Undefined 45 Show data context 12 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 918 Show data context 6,070 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, Atherstone 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: 05th July 2022