Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 242 Show data context 24 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 573 Show data context 33 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Leather, Fur 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 7 Show data context 25 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 51 Show data context 9 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 233 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 19 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Products 3 Show data context 14 Show data context
Building 129 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 56 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 68 Show data context 8 Show data context
Transport 304 Show data context 20 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 310 Show data context 200 Show data context
Professional, Technical 143 Show data context 109 Show data context
Defence 49 Show data context 1 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 13 Show data context 3 Show data context
Personal Service 119 Show data context 344 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 169 Show data context 239 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 69 Show data context 16 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 289 Show data context 48 Show data context
Other and Undefined 29 Show data context 7 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 595 Show data context 2,944 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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Date accessed: 20th January 2022