Working age population by Sector

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Cambridge Group Industrial Sector 1921 1931 1951
Agriculture 11,170 Show data context 22,270 Show data context 9,773 Show data context
Light Industry 77,352 Show data context 131,427 Show data context 100,224 Show data context
Staple Industry 212,113 Show data context 354,258 Show data context 128,809 Show data context
Professional 185,686 Show data context 362,637 Show data context 221,708 Show data context
Unclassified or Unoccupied 24,004 Show data context 483,076 Show data context 278,055 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, Glamorgan AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Working age population by Sector, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2018