Working age population by Sector

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Cambridge Group Industrial Sector 1921 1931 1951
Agriculture 18,022 Show data context 31,522 Show data context 14,182 Show data context
Light Industry 28,817 Show data context 64,347 Show data context 43,898 Show data context
Staple Industry 6,795 Show data context 14,688 Show data context 21,820 Show data context
Professional 45,187 Show data context 109,949 Show data context 83,913 Show data context
Unclassified or Unoccupied 5,806 Show data context 108,843 Show data context 48,537 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, Buckinghamshire AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Working age population by Sector, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd September 2019