Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 73 Show data context 4 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 66 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Leather, Fur 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 4 Show data context 6 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 17 Show data context 3 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Products 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Building 59 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 35 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport 98 Show data context 4 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 138 Show data context 56 Show data context
Professional, Technical 52 Show data context 59 Show data context
Defence 68 Show data context 3 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 114 Show data context 241 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 28 Show data context 50 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 28 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other and Undefined 13 Show data context 2 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 208 Show data context 1,195 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, Hunstanton UD 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: 19th October 2021