Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 679 Show data context 42 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 97 Show data context 18 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 39 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 3,005 Show data context 86 Show data context
Textiles 8 Show data context 26 Show data context
Leather, Fur 141 Show data context 73 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 225 Show data context 606 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 298 Show data context 96 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 767 Show data context 35 Show data context
Paper, Printing 387 Show data context 236 Show data context
Other Products 103 Show data context 21 Show data context
Building 1,744 Show data context 5 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 551 Show data context 17 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 675 Show data context 62 Show data context
Transport 3,267 Show data context 302 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 2,840 Show data context 1,577 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,397 Show data context 1,347 Show data context
Defence 696 Show data context 11 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 113 Show data context 31 Show data context
Personal Service 939 Show data context 3,223 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 2,000 Show data context 2,373 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 799 Show data context 144 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 216 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 1,113 Show data context 242 Show data context
Other and Undefined 242 Show data context 70 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 4,585 Show data context 22,045 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: 06th April 2020