Social Class

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Registrar General's Social Class 1951 1961 1971
Class 1 434 Show data context 780 Show data context 620 Show data context
Class 2 2,104 Show data context 2,398 Show data context 1,860 Show data context
Class 3 4,807 Show data context 5,297 Show data context 3,540 Show data context
Class 4 2,025 Show data context 1,992 Show data context 1,010 Show data context
Class 5 821 Show data context 473 Show data context 400 Show data context
Class not stated 70 Show data context
Date: Source:
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 27 , 'Social Class distribution of Occupied and Retired Males aged 15 and over', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD'
1961 1961 Census of England and Wales, Occupations County Leaflets, Table 5 , 'Socio-economic Group (Numbers and Proportions) of Economically Active Males and Economically Inactive Males (stating an occupation)', for 'AC, LAA, County Aggregates, Con, NT (10% sample)'
1971 Census of Population

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Occupational Data from various dates classified into the Registrar General's Social Classification.

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Date accessed: 21st November 2019