Persons of Working Age by Sex & 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 112 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 174 Show data context 8 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 289 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textiles 0 Show data context 12 Show data context
Leather, Fur 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 12 Show data context 94 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 52 Show data context 34 Show data context
Wood, Cane & Cork 126 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 21 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other Products 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Building 540 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters & Decorators 74 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 60 Show data context 13 Show data context
Transport 372 Show data context 24 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 352 Show data context 324 Show data context
Professional, Technical 147 Show data context 201 Show data context
Defence 71 Show data context 7 Show data context
Entertainment & Sport 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 201 Show data context 621 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 121 Show data context 138 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 32 Show data context 6 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 52 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 203 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other & Undefined 31 Show data context 4 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 771 Show data context 3,756 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, Whitby UD 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: 14th July 2024