Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 484 Show data context 4 Show data context
Agriculture 43,608 Show data context 3,540 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 240 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 131 Show data context 14 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 237 Show data context 25 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 14,714 Show data context 650 Show data context
Textiles 252 Show data context 699 Show data context
Leather, Fur 4,656 Show data context 4,370 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 777 Show data context 2,354 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 2,749 Show data context 885 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 6,122 Show data context 118 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,301 Show data context 759 Show data context
Other Products 490 Show data context 202 Show data context
Building 14,100 Show data context 9 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,264 Show data context 68 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 3,069 Show data context 272 Show data context
Transport 15,198 Show data context 1,194 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 14,838 Show data context 8,244 Show data context
Professional, Technical 6,035 Show data context 5,284 Show data context
Defence 19,817 Show data context 412 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 784 Show data context 188 Show data context
Personal Service 6,136 Show data context 16,250 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 6,758 Show data context 9,680 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 2,643 Show data context 1,489 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 1,588 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 9,101 Show data context 3,172 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,194 Show data context 312 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 29,889 Show data context 47,830 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: 16th October 2021