Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 113 Show data context 19 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 376 Show data context 1 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 11 Show data context 14 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,223 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textiles 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Leather, Fur 37 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 46 Show data context 105 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 75 Show data context 34 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 275 Show data context 7 Show data context
Paper, Printing 58 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other Products 32 Show data context 10 Show data context
Building 469 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 189 Show data context 2 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 665 Show data context 57 Show data context
Transport 810 Show data context 81 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 1,727 Show data context 727 Show data context
Professional, Technical 1,066 Show data context 510 Show data context
Defence 147 Show data context 5 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 114 Show data context 8 Show data context
Personal Service 329 Show data context 823 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,048 Show data context 1,083 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 121 Show data context 15 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 124 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 243 Show data context 16 Show data context
Other and Undefined 70 Show data context 17 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 1,923 Show data context 10,907 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, Whitley Bay MB/UD 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: 16th September 2019