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 616 Show data context 88 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 15 Show data context 2 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 22 Show data context 2 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 9 Show data context 2 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 380 Show data context 22 Show data context
Textiles 195 Show data context 475 Show data context
Leather, Fur 16 Show data context 13 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 14 Show data context 35 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 26 Show data context 21 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 89 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 51 Show data context 26 Show data context
Other Products 5 Show data context 5 Show data context
Building 114 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 47 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 235 Show data context 20 Show data context
Transport 168 Show data context 14 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 381 Show data context 178 Show data context
Professional, Technical 328 Show data context 288 Show data context
Defence 50 Show data context 1 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 115 Show data context 294 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 161 Show data context 228 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 48 Show data context 18 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 52 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 197 Show data context 28 Show data context
Other and Undefined 19 Show data context 2 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,770 Show data context 3,860 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, Blackburn 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: 11th May 2021