Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 589 Show data context 57 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 1,108 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 83 Show data context 28 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 270 Show data context 28 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 10,012 Show data context 338 Show data context
Textiles 6,920 Show data context 12,409 Show data context
Leather, Fur 873 Show data context 338 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 433 Show data context 2,446 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 614 Show data context 427 Show data context
Wood, Cane & Cork 1,585 Show data context 63 Show data context
Paper, Printing 507 Show data context 204 Show data context
Other Products 366 Show data context 64 Show data context
Building 2,641 Show data context 5 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 1,089 Show data context 11 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 1,425 Show data context 148 Show data context
Transport 3,848 Show data context 300 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 4,729 Show data context 3,480 Show data context
Professional, Technical 2,341 Show data context 1,722 Show data context
Defence 847 Show data context 24 Show data context
Entertainment & Sport 274 Show data context 44 Show data context
Personal Service 1,405 Show data context 5,337 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 2,499 Show data context 3,318 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 1,630 Show data context 719 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 857 Show data context 14 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 6,217 Show data context 1,909 Show data context
Other & Undefined 396 Show data context 139 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 6,821 Show data context 37,946 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, Bolton MB/CB 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: 22nd July 2024