Working age population by Sector

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Cambridge Group Industrial Sector 1921 1931 1951
Agriculture 28,900 Show data context 51,421 Show data context 22,583 Show data context
Light Industry 99,973 Show data context 174,707 Show data context 95,946 Show data context
Staple Industry 40,894 Show data context 69,238 Show data context 59,745 Show data context
Professional 148,651 Show data context 314,664 Show data context 207,536 Show data context
Unclassified or Unoccupied 20,575 Show data context 318,977 Show data context 238,452 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Occupations of Males and Females, showing also total Operatives and the total Out of Work'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'

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Working age population grouped into the four Sectors defined by the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Gloucestershire AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Working age population by Sector, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 10th December 2019