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 47 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 160 Show data context 44 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 169 Show data context 23 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 3,878 Show data context 375 Show data context
Textiles 33 Show data context 61 Show data context
Leather, Fur 367 Show data context 213 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 351 Show data context 1,868 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 550 Show data context 393 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 923 Show data context 32 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,422 Show data context 817 Show data context
Other Products 161 Show data context 104 Show data context
Building 2,574 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 921 Show data context 20 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 215 Show data context 38 Show data context
Transport 6,641 Show data context 476 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 2,174 Show data context 1,190 Show data context
Professional, Technical 501 Show data context 875 Show data context
Defence 895 Show data context 11 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 143 Show data context 38 Show data context
Personal Service 2,416 Show data context 7,953 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,935 Show data context 3,194 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 2,370 Show data context 1,285 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 383 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 3,231 Show data context 1,216 Show data context
Other and Undefined 392 Show data context 208 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,199 Show data context 18,950 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: 15th August 2022