Working age population by Sector

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Cambridge Group Industrial Sector 1921 1931 1951
Agriculture 838 Show data context 1,576 Show data context 723 Show data context
Light Industry 6,349 Show data context 12,594 Show data context 7,243 Show data context
Staple Industry 1,820 Show data context 3,786 Show data context 3,248 Show data context
Professional 16,400 Show data context 37,692 Show data context 20,116 Show data context
Unclassified or Unoccupied 1,559 Show data context 27,528 Show data context 28,297 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Occupations of Males and Females, showing also total Operatives and the total Out of Work'
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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Working age population grouped into the four Sectors defined by the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Exeter MB/CB through time | Industry Statistics | Working age population by Sector, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 07th December 2019