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 583 Show data context 47 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 13 Show data context 24 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 2,462 Show data context 204 Show data context
Textiles 5 Show data context 42 Show data context
Leather, Fur 28 Show data context 13 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 108 Show data context 163 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 73 Show data context 18 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 377 Show data context 7 Show data context
Paper, Printing 47 Show data context 18 Show data context
Other Products 46 Show data context 32 Show data context
Building 406 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 194 Show data context 7 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 323 Show data context 15 Show data context
Transport 588 Show data context 51 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 654 Show data context 439 Show data context
Professional, Technical 522 Show data context 484 Show data context
Defence 116 Show data context 7 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 35 Show data context 7 Show data context
Personal Service 191 Show data context 1,019 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 441 Show data context 759 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 284 Show data context 119 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 97 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 1,013 Show data context 363 Show data context
Other and Undefined 64 Show data context 11 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,331 Show data context 7,449 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: 28th October 2021