Industrial Order (1951) by Sex

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Industrial Orders Male Female
Agric., Forest. & Fishing 147,236 Show data context 15,134 Show data context
Mining & Quarrying 97,870 Show data context 1,627 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, etc. 19,165 Show data context 2,731 Show data context
Chemicals & Allied Trades 29,293 Show data context 8,861 Show data context
Metal Manufacture 57,776 Show data context 4,896 Show data context
Engineering, Shipbldg. & Electrical 174,855 Show data context 26,591 Show data context
Vehicles 60,073 Show data context 5,647 Show data context
Other Metal Goods 22,283 Show data context 6,737 Show data context
Precision Instruments, Jewel., etc. 6,060 Show data context 3,435 Show data context
Textiles 43,993 Show data context 73,571 Show data context
Leather & Fur 3,855 Show data context 1,978 Show data context
Clothing 13,272 Show data context 31,166 Show data context
Food, Drink & Tobacco 59,351 Show data context 36,800 Show data context
Manufactures of Wood & Cork 33,750 Show data context 5,559 Show data context
Paper & Printing 31,216 Show data context 20,817 Show data context
Other Manufacturing 14,430 Show data context 6,035 Show data context
Building & Contracting 144,645 Show data context 6,495 Show data context
Gas, Electricity & Water 24,170 Show data context 2,351 Show data context
Transport & Communication 152,174 Show data context 28,388 Show data context
Distributive Trades 142,075 Show data context 130,314 Show data context
Insurance, Banking & Finance 21,645 Show data context 10,972 Show data context
Public Administration & Defence 107,430 Show data context 23,532 Show data context
Professional Services 61,931 Show data context 102,461 Show data context
Miscellaneous Services 57,092 Show data context 111,323 Show data context
Not Stated & Ill-Defined 1,114 Show data context 490 Show data context
Date: Source:
1951 1951 Census of Scotland, Occupations, Table 13 , 'Industry of Occupied Population by place of work', for 'Cities, Counties and Large Burghs'

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This industrial classification was used in the Industry Reports of both the 1951 Census of England and Wales and the 1951 Census of Scotland, and it is always broken down by gender. The classification is defined in Census 1951: Classification of Industries (London: H.M.S.O., 1952).


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Date accessed: 15th July 2024