Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 4,740 Show data context 5,640 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 9,600 Show data context 14,200 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 1,450 Show data context 1,540 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 3,030 Show data context 4,470 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 4,870 Show data context 8,000 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 18,400 Show data context 18,040 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 1,550 Show data context 1,930 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 3,620 Show data context 5,300 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 46,370 Show data context 49,790 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 17,610 Show data context 19,670 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 13,380 Show data context 12,260 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 6,820 Show data context 10,070 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 6,050 Show data context 3,990 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 3,820 Show data context 3,430 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 22,780 Show data context 14,230 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 11,400 Show data context 5,350 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 2,740 Show data context 2,600 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, Norfolk AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2021