Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 10,840 Show data context 10,930 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 16,600 Show data context 24,360 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 2,650 Show data context 2,570 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 10,180 Show data context 15,400 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 14,210 Show data context 19,420 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 44,660 Show data context 40,870 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 2,510 Show data context 2,460 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 8,940 Show data context 11,020 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 99,530 Show data context 90,730 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 44,500 Show data context 42,260 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 25,640 Show data context 22,020 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 11,110 Show data context 15,740 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 3,410 Show data context 2,730 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 2,880 Show data context 2,280 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 7,180 Show data context 4,640 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 5,870 Show data context 3,290 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 5,130 Show data context 5,280 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, Gloucestershire AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st November 2019