Working age population by Sector

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Cambridge Group Industrial Sector 1921 1931 1951
Agriculture 25,413 Show data context 49,270 Show data context 23,738 Show data context
Light Industry 15,721 Show data context 28,995 Show data context 18,983 Show data context
Staple Industry 16,576 Show data context 27,533 Show data context 17,893 Show data context
Professional 42,216 Show data context 83,721 Show data context 66,601 Show data context
Unclassified or Unoccupied 5,201 Show data context 95,204 Show data context 97,340 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, Shropshire AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Working age population by Sector, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th August 2019