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 378 Show data context 30 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 11 Show data context 5 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 53 Show data context 11 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 2,471 Show data context 155 Show data context
Textiles 206 Show data context 204 Show data context
Leather, Fur 123 Show data context 89 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 258 Show data context 479 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 138 Show data context 34 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 313 Show data context 8 Show data context
Paper, Printing 792 Show data context 186 Show data context
Other Products 113 Show data context 32 Show data context
Building 677 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 309 Show data context 3 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 688 Show data context 74 Show data context
Transport 1,110 Show data context 147 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,505 Show data context 835 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,330 Show data context 840 Show data context
Defence 251 Show data context 8 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 52 Show data context 12 Show data context
Personal Service 548 Show data context 1,561 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,210 Show data context 1,658 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 440 Show data context 274 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 137 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 825 Show data context 380 Show data context
Other and Undefined 98 Show data context 14 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,886 Show data context 11,865 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: 30th September 2020