Socio-Economic Group (males only)

No chart.

Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 26,690 Show data context 17,870 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 35,730 Show data context 35,570 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 4,830 Show data context 3,700 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 19,260 Show data context 18,270 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 26,420 Show data context 25,820 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 78,180 Show data context 50,390 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 4,970 Show data context 3,770 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 15,890 Show data context 13,840 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 146,190 Show data context 109,850 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 63,670 Show data context 43,910 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 38,540 Show data context 26,560 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 17,400 Show data context 21,120 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 4,950 Show data context 3,060 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 3,230 Show data context 2,260 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 15,610 Show data context 8,700 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 13,790 Show data context 7,090 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 6,490 Show data context 5,810 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

This website exists to help people doing personal research projects on particular areas within a locality. So long as you are using our data for only a small number of units, you are not making money out of what you are doing, and you are not systematically re-publishing our data, you do not need to request permission from us, but you do need to acknowledge us as your source with the wording:

"This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth".

Where the above statement is included in a web page or similar online resource, the reference to "www.VisionofBritain.org.uk" must be a working hyperlink.

nCube definition


Occupational Data classified by Socio-Economic Group. This structure was used by the 1961 census.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kent AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073870/cube/SEG_M

Date accessed: 28th October 2021