Working age population by Sector

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Cambridge Group Industrial Sector 1921 1931 1951
Agriculture 49,431 Show data context 98,390 Show data context 43,214 Show data context
Light Industry 313,423 Show data context 626,868 Show data context 342,873 Show data context
Staple Industry 626,516 Show data context 1,134,833 Show data context 516,011 Show data context
Professional 484,113 Show data context 1,054,659 Show data context 655,257 Show data context
Unclassified or Unoccupied 70,931 Show data context 1,278,002 Show data context 827,332 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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Date accessed: 23rd September 2019