Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 14,900 Show data context 16,210 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 18,960 Show data context 28,740 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 2,460 Show data context 3,060 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 14,810 Show data context 22,130 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 14,690 Show data context 23,270 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 38,750 Show data context 36,630 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 1,780 Show data context 2,000 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 8,140 Show data context 9,280 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 79,690 Show data context 74,030 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 32,930 Show data context 31,850 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 14,230 Show data context 12,350 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 7,480 Show data context 12,800 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 1,860 Show data context 1,340 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 840 Show data context 690 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 6,070 Show data context 3,020 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 2,140 Show data context 1,720 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 4,040 Show data context 3,090 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, Hertfordshire AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 05th July 2020