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 1,001 Show data context 294 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 13 Show data context 9 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 329 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textiles 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Leather, Fur 35 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 19 Show data context 18 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 88 Show data context 33 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 223 Show data context 34 Show data context
Paper, Printing 152 Show data context 54 Show data context
Other Products 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Building 475 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 115 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 139 Show data context 17 Show data context
Transport 591 Show data context 41 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 786 Show data context 384 Show data context
Professional, Technical 208 Show data context 216 Show data context
Defence 94 Show data context 23 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 27 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 177 Show data context 566 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 289 Show data context 334 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 129 Show data context 47 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 35 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 373 Show data context 275 Show data context
Other and Undefined 76 Show data context 21 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 871 Show data context 4,827 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, Wisbech MB 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: 14th October 2019