Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 671 Show data context 48 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 708 Show data context 23 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 4 Show data context
Leather, Fur 24 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 27 Show data context 79 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 23 Show data context 15 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 157 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 114 Show data context 33 Show data context
Other Products 20 Show data context 9 Show data context
Building 393 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 173 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 935 Show data context 90 Show data context
Transport 645 Show data context 71 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,643 Show data context 419 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,323 Show data context 710 Show data context
Defence 226 Show data context 17 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 96 Show data context 13 Show data context
Personal Service 296 Show data context 1,285 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,312 Show data context 1,179 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 112 Show data context 20 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 182 Show data context 60 Show data context
Other and Undefined 63 Show data context 11 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,291 Show data context 10,901 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, Banstead 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: 16th September 2021