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 70 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 163 Show data context 22 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 202 Show data context 14 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 4,134 Show data context 445 Show data context
Textiles 23 Show data context 51 Show data context
Leather, Fur 174 Show data context 55 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 163 Show data context 1,000 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 340 Show data context 270 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 840 Show data context 89 Show data context
Paper, Printing 473 Show data context 262 Show data context
Other Products 167 Show data context 129 Show data context
Building 2,037 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 701 Show data context 24 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 410 Show data context 68 Show data context
Transport 4,293 Show data context 375 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,894 Show data context 1,168 Show data context
Professional, Technical 708 Show data context 449 Show data context
Defence 776 Show data context 11 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 127 Show data context 29 Show data context
Personal Service 950 Show data context 3,305 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 2,177 Show data context 3,407 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 886 Show data context 761 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 466 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 2,696 Show data context 1,072 Show data context
Other and Undefined 312 Show data context 109 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,834 Show data context 17,433 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 October 2021