Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 27 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 2,337 Show data context 323 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 534 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textiles 1 Show data context 15 Show data context
Leather, Fur 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 9 Show data context 54 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 41 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 170 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 14 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other Products 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Building 277 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 66 Show data context 8 Show data context
Transport 563 Show data context 36 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 353 Show data context 270 Show data context
Professional, Technical 205 Show data context 196 Show data context
Defence 125 Show data context 10 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 157 Show data context 508 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 119 Show data context 223 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 51 Show data context 23 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 246 Show data context 36 Show data context
Other and Undefined 33 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,050 Show data context 5,974 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, West Penwith RD 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: 14th August 2020