Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 585 Show data context 28 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 38 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 268 Show data context 107 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 492 Show data context 56 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 14,275 Show data context 1,143 Show data context
Textiles 52 Show data context 164 Show data context
Leather, Fur 479 Show data context 111 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 871 Show data context 2,865 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 977 Show data context 444 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 2,931 Show data context 47 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2,279 Show data context 801 Show data context
Other Products 929 Show data context 509 Show data context
Building 5,681 Show data context 5 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 3,134 Show data context 64 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 4,400 Show data context 974 Show data context
Transport 12,399 Show data context 2,050 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 12,037 Show data context 6,508 Show data context
Professional, Technical 7,673 Show data context 5,562 Show data context
Defence 2,854 Show data context 63 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 1,197 Show data context 402 Show data context
Personal Service 5,143 Show data context 14,844 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 12,965 Show data context 20,435 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 2,929 Show data context 1,204 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 985 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 5,311 Show data context 2,630 Show data context
Other and Undefined 1,413 Show data context 310 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 16,742 Show data context 87,402 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 January 2023