Grouped Social Class

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Registrar General's Social Class, grouped 1951 1961 1971
Classes 1 and 2 113,394 Show data context 114,633 Show data context 103,480 Show data context
Class 3 281,195 Show data context 254,309 Show data context 188,520 Show data context
Classes 4 and 5 142,619 Show data context 132,911 Show data context 92,690 Show data context
Class not stated 12,900 Show data context
Date: Source:
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 27 , 'Social Class distribution of Occupied and Retired Males aged 15 and over', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD'
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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Registrar General's Social Classification regrouped into three categories, combining classes 1 and 2, and classes 4 and 5.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2021