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 11,537 Show data context 1,291 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 308 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 80 Show data context 1 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 61 Show data context 13 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 5,904 Show data context 303 Show data context
Textiles 29 Show data context 17 Show data context
Leather, Fur 210 Show data context 183 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 67 Show data context 258 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 553 Show data context 117 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 1,094 Show data context 17 Show data context
Paper, Printing 151 Show data context 49 Show data context
Other Products 82 Show data context 57 Show data context
Building 2,591 Show data context 6 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 579 Show data context 11 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 688 Show data context 45 Show data context
Transport 3,443 Show data context 362 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 2,833 Show data context 1,841 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,579 Show data context 1,229 Show data context
Defence 7,443 Show data context 346 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 145 Show data context 18 Show data context
Personal Service 1,286 Show data context 3,559 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,574 Show data context 2,059 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 670 Show data context 230 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 587 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 2,291 Show data context 447 Show data context
Other and Undefined 238 Show data context 59 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 6,592 Show data context 36,129 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Parts of Kesteven AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th February 2020