Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 152 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 404 Show data context 14 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 21 Show data context 4 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 17 Show data context 4 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,231 Show data context 41 Show data context
Textiles 9 Show data context 25 Show data context
Leather, Fur 74 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 92 Show data context 364 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 218 Show data context 65 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 551 Show data context 7 Show data context
Paper, Printing 121 Show data context 99 Show data context
Other Products 43 Show data context 6 Show data context
Building 1,109 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 441 Show data context 4 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 409 Show data context 50 Show data context
Transport 1,448 Show data context 112 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,713 Show data context 1,252 Show data context
Professional, Technical 508 Show data context 562 Show data context
Defence 476 Show data context 56 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 190 Show data context 15 Show data context
Personal Service 1,359 Show data context 3,099 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 580 Show data context 800 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 191 Show data context 42 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 92 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 648 Show data context 92 Show data context
Other and Undefined 191 Show data context 29 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 2,652 Show data context 13,874 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: 21st August 2019