Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 9,647 Show data context 2,007 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 6,117 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 195 Show data context 71 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 399 Show data context 14 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 8,329 Show data context 744 Show data context
Textiles 136 Show data context 136 Show data context
Leather, Fur 190 Show data context 56 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 98 Show data context 372 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 538 Show data context 153 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 1,387 Show data context 35 Show data context
Paper, Printing 105 Show data context 13 Show data context
Other Products 94 Show data context 25 Show data context
Building 4,865 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 573 Show data context 7 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 852 Show data context 69 Show data context
Transport 5,193 Show data context 300 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 3,723 Show data context 2,523 Show data context
Professional, Technical 2,468 Show data context 1,929 Show data context
Defence 837 Show data context 19 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 176 Show data context 26 Show data context
Personal Service 910 Show data context 3,780 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 2,105 Show data context 2,041 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 914 Show data context 232 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,615 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 4,783 Show data context 1,341 Show data context
Other and Undefined 477 Show data context 166 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 9,373 Show data context 54,299 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: 20th January 2022