Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 12,620 Show data context 16,730 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 24,770 Show data context 35,330 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 3,120 Show data context 4,120 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 11,720 Show data context 20,180 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 17,400 Show data context 30,840 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 50,030 Show data context 54,610 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 6,220 Show data context 6,210 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 12,290 Show data context 15,260 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 116,150 Show data context 118,660 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 48,240 Show data context 48,650 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 32,050 Show data context 27,040 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 14,840 Show data context 25,600 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 3,060 Show data context 2,710 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 2,670 Show data context 1,870 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 10,220 Show data context 6,630 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 40,480 Show data context 34,550 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 5,460 Show data context 6,910 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, Hampshire AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st May 2019