Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 22,680 Show data context 25,910 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 34,000 Show data context 41,460 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 4,060 Show data context 4,180 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 23,040 Show data context 27,000 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 22,280 Show data context 32,190 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 77,330 Show data context 68,490 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 3,820 Show data context 4,320 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 23,560 Show data context 24,180 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 247,410 Show data context 214,090 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 117,810 Show data context 112,700 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 46,320 Show data context 41,390 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 17,790 Show data context 22,440 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 2,580 Show data context 1,840 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 1,900 Show data context 1,260 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 4,980 Show data context 2,950 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 5,170 Show data context 2,410 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 14,570 Show data context 14,140 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, Warwickshire AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st July 2019