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 1,529 Show data context 109 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 71 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 373 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textiles 2 Show data context 4 Show data context
Leather, Fur 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 6 Show data context 92 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 32 Show data context 14 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 117 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 13 Show data context 8 Show data context
Other Products 184 Show data context 5 Show data context
Building 288 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 48 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 68 Show data context 5 Show data context
Transport 282 Show data context 32 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 205 Show data context 139 Show data context
Professional, Technical 247 Show data context 159 Show data context
Defence 1,811 Show data context 3 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 27 Show data context 1 Show data context
Personal Service 163 Show data context 434 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 111 Show data context 270 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 59 Show data context 11 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 75 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 305 Show data context 59 Show data context
Other and Undefined 27 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 914 Show data context 4,162 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, Samford 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