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 188 Show data context 8 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 43 Show data context 9 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 51 Show data context 20 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,974 Show data context 256 Show data context
Textiles 7 Show data context 65 Show data context
Leather, Fur 52 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 132 Show data context 254 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 76 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 359 Show data context 14 Show data context
Paper, Printing 339 Show data context 44 Show data context
Other Products 110 Show data context 58 Show data context
Building 571 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 286 Show data context 6 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 1,022 Show data context 136 Show data context
Transport 1,111 Show data context 161 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,838 Show data context 699 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,282 Show data context 603 Show data context
Defence 213 Show data context 15 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 92 Show data context 21 Show data context
Personal Service 360 Show data context 1,086 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,839 Show data context 2,241 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 291 Show data context 143 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 475 Show data context 299 Show data context
Other and Undefined 106 Show data context 25 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,587 Show data context 11,071 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, East Barnet 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: 30th January 2023