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 13,784 Show data context 1,109 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 10,631 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 1,401 Show data context 148 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 575 Show data context 42 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 33,179 Show data context 2,002 Show data context
Textiles 11,552 Show data context 20,384 Show data context
Leather, Fur 12,505 Show data context 9,702 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 1,363 Show data context 13,430 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 1,791 Show data context 551 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 6,351 Show data context 97 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,567 Show data context 1,160 Show data context
Other Products 1,832 Show data context 738 Show data context
Building 9,868 Show data context 17 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,940 Show data context 71 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 7,023 Show data context 580 Show data context
Transport 14,953 Show data context 1,444 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 18,337 Show data context 9,298 Show data context
Professional, Technical 8,967 Show data context 5,848 Show data context
Defence 4,456 Show data context 64 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 864 Show data context 164 Show data context
Personal Service 5,585 Show data context 15,598 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 10,019 Show data context 16,120 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 6,859 Show data context 3,148 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 2,458 Show data context 19 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 12,884 Show data context 4,636 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,257 Show data context 297 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 25,171 Show data context 62,962 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: 27th June 2022