Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 1,840 Show data context 2,080 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 3,010 Show data context 3,470 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 260 Show data context 210 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 1,160 Show data context 1,350 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 1,840 Show data context 2,530 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 7,370 Show data context 6,620 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 260 Show data context 250 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 2,760 Show data context 3,180 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 40,160 Show data context 37,900 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 16,040 Show data context 10,880 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 10,190 Show data context 8,900 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 2,790 Show data context 3,010 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 40 Show data context 10 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 100 Show data context 70 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 210 Show data context 120 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 230 Show data context 100 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 600 Show data context 1,160 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, Stoke on Trent MB/CB through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd August 2019