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 700 Show data context 42 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 9,325 Show data context 5 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 12,864 Show data context 26,033 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 516 Show data context 77 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 12,052 Show data context 338 Show data context
Textiles 169 Show data context 374 Show data context
Leather, Fur 346 Show data context 60 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 292 Show data context 1,449 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 701 Show data context 269 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 2,453 Show data context 37 Show data context
Paper, Printing 512 Show data context 491 Show data context
Other Products 1,833 Show data context 558 Show data context
Building 6,420 Show data context 7 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,607 Show data context 34 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 1,917 Show data context 163 Show data context
Transport 7,120 Show data context 404 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 6,272 Show data context 5,293 Show data context
Professional, Technical 2,444 Show data context 2,233 Show data context
Defence 1,303 Show data context 36 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 306 Show data context 58 Show data context
Personal Service 2,148 Show data context 6,321 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 3,162 Show data context 4,888 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 2,205 Show data context 927 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,830 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 10,891 Show data context 3,308 Show data context
Other and Undefined 559 Show data context 121 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 9,214 Show data context 56,097 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 January 2022