Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 1,527 Show data context 155 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 63 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 181 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles 1 Show data context 22 Show data context
Leather, Fur 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 3 Show data context 11 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 15 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 122 Show data context 1 Show data context
Paper, Printing 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Products 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Building 398 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 45 Show data context 6 Show data context
Transport 277 Show data context 37 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 211 Show data context 144 Show data context
Professional, Technical 130 Show data context 114 Show data context
Defence 46 Show data context 6 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
Personal Service 106 Show data context 423 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 64 Show data context 71 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 35 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 168 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other and Undefined 18 Show data context 3 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 812 Show data context 3,965 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 RD 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: 23rd January 2020