Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 90 Show data context 2 Show data context
Agriculture 14,778 Show data context 3,066 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 59 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 2,174 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textiles 2 Show data context 25 Show data context
Leather, Fur 107 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 73 Show data context 168 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 503 Show data context 182 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 998 Show data context 103 Show data context
Paper, Printing 199 Show data context 228 Show data context
Other Products 61 Show data context 20 Show data context
Building 2,312 Show data context 4 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 421 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 463 Show data context 31 Show data context
Transport 3,253 Show data context 233 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 2,719 Show data context 1,586 Show data context
Professional, Technical 802 Show data context 811 Show data context
Defence 375 Show data context 6 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 82 Show data context 14 Show data context
Personal Service 718 Show data context 2,509 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,114 Show data context 1,408 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 514 Show data context 273 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 215 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 1,135 Show data context 762 Show data context
Other and Undefined 212 Show data context 57 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 4,492 Show data context 27,856 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, Parts of Holland AdmC 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: 24th October 2021