Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,126 Show data context 87 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 71 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 45 Show data context 5 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,338 Show data context 224 Show data context
Textiles 12 Show data context 17 Show data context
Leather, Fur 23 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 80 Show data context 285 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 64 Show data context 30 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 180 Show data context 5 Show data context
Paper, Printing 123 Show data context 86 Show data context
Other Products 57 Show data context 10 Show data context
Building 443 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 108 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 149 Show data context 17 Show data context
Transport 449 Show data context 39 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 402 Show data context 211 Show data context
Professional, Technical 253 Show data context 142 Show data context
Defence 82 Show data context 12 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 24 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 210 Show data context 487 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 237 Show data context 406 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 210 Show data context 74 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 94 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 829 Show data context 316 Show data context
Other and Undefined 64 Show data context 7 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 774 Show data context 5,106 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, Luton 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: 29th October 2020