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 1,645 Show data context 100 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 325 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textiles 27 Show data context 66 Show data context
Leather, Fur 67 Show data context 12 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 44 Show data context 75 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 65 Show data context 34 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 154 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Products 23 Show data context 6 Show data context
Building 444 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 77 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 51 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport 369 Show data context 26 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 169 Show data context 118 Show data context
Professional, Technical 93 Show data context 98 Show data context
Defence 977 Show data context 13 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 116 Show data context 374 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 115 Show data context 178 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 89 Show data context 44 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 279 Show data context 88 Show data context
Other and Undefined 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 681 Show data context 4,010 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, Warminster and Westbury 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: 24th September 2021