Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 125 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 15,190 Show data context 1,446 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 598 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 692 Show data context 138 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 356 Show data context 55 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 9,376 Show data context 335 Show data context
Textiles 258 Show data context 385 Show data context
Leather, Fur 350 Show data context 10 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 380 Show data context 870 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,209 Show data context 252 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 2,717 Show data context 11 Show data context
Paper, Printing 467 Show data context 90 Show data context
Other Products 251 Show data context 52 Show data context
Building 7,350 Show data context 8 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 2,005 Show data context 30 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 1,869 Show data context 160 Show data context
Transport 8,032 Show data context 759 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 7,614 Show data context 5,033 Show data context
Professional, Technical 4,360 Show data context 3,633 Show data context
Defence 12,275 Show data context 39 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 450 Show data context 88 Show data context
Personal Service 3,711 Show data context 11,356 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 3,512 Show data context 5,009 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 1,352 Show data context 471 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,147 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 5,082 Show data context 1,162 Show data context
Other and Undefined 885 Show data context 202 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 18,170 Show data context 25,644 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: 09th August 2020