Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 20,873 Show data context 1,676 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 3,831 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 900 Show data context 176 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 1,497 Show data context 152 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 50,621 Show data context 2,188 Show data context
Textiles 697 Show data context 1,332 Show data context
Leather, Fur 2,468 Show data context 1,117 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 1,872 Show data context 5,197 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 5,426 Show data context 4,805 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 9,801 Show data context 349 Show data context
Paper, Printing 5,494 Show data context 3,809 Show data context
Other Products 1,239 Show data context 379 Show data context
Building 19,215 Show data context 36 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 6,719 Show data context 139 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 7,861 Show data context 734 Show data context
Transport 32,390 Show data context 2,729 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 25,901 Show data context 14,667 Show data context
Professional, Technical 16,766 Show data context 12,339 Show data context
Defence 14,120 Show data context 575 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 1,256 Show data context 309 Show data context
Personal Service 8,921 Show data context 30,720 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 19,940 Show data context 26,903 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 9,727 Show data context 4,217 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 3,688 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 22,973 Show data context 7,166 Show data context
Other and Undefined 2,659 Show data context 662 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 45,702 Show data context 159,290 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: 17th November 2019