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 301 Show data context 20 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 117 Show data context 38 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 31 Show data context 9 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 2,522 Show data context 225 Show data context
Textiles 8 Show data context 14 Show data context
Leather, Fur 103 Show data context 28 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 394 Show data context 527 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 169 Show data context 81 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 516 Show data context 8 Show data context
Paper, Printing 284 Show data context 57 Show data context
Other Products 175 Show data context 91 Show data context
Building 979 Show data context 3 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 527 Show data context 6 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 1,848 Show data context 358 Show data context
Transport 1,849 Show data context 278 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 3,798 Show data context 1,488 Show data context
Professional, Technical 2,204 Show data context 1,416 Show data context
Defence 437 Show data context 6 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 247 Show data context 90 Show data context
Personal Service 820 Show data context 3,250 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 2,431 Show data context 3,972 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 440 Show data context 144 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 109 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 792 Show data context 356 Show data context
Other and Undefined 202 Show data context 44 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 3,144 Show data context 19,781 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, Finchley MB/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: 29th July 2021