Persons of Working Age by Sex & 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 2,017 Show data context 330 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 13 Show data context 3 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 7 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 375 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textiles 2 Show data context 5 Show data context
Leather, Fur 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 13 Show data context 50 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 59 Show data context 11 Show data context
Wood, Cane & Cork 160 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 41 Show data context 13 Show data context
Other Products 11 Show data context 8 Show data context
Building 402 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 93 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 116 Show data context 11 Show data context
Transport 386 Show data context 21 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 413 Show data context 230 Show data context
Professional, Technical 235 Show data context 176 Show data context
Defence 114 Show data context 5 Show data context
Entertainment & Sport 20 Show data context 5 Show data context
Personal Service 161 Show data context 568 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 170 Show data context 254 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 62 Show data context 21 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 198 Show data context 36 Show data context
Other & Undefined 35 Show data context 10 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 847 Show data context 4,828 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, Hollingbourne RD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1951 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th June 2024