Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 18,320 Show data context 22,740 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 25,450 Show data context 35,490 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 2,820 Show data context 3,180 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 13,810 Show data context 18,950 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 15,940 Show data context 26,200 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 54,520 Show data context 54,900 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 1,840 Show data context 2,300 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 21,350 Show data context 25,340 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 238,740 Show data context 224,700 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 96,330 Show data context 78,810 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 48,750 Show data context 44,690 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 16,320 Show data context 21,530 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 3,010 Show data context 2,250 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 3,880 Show data context 3,170 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 6,030 Show data context 3,630 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 3,440 Show data context 2,120 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 6,580 Show data context 7,860 Show data context
Date: Source:
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 classified by Socio-Economic Group. This structure was used by the 1961 census.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Staffordshire AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th November 2019