Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 93,750 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 224,090 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 24,990 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 114,030 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 149,620 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 390,070 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 40,910 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 68,460 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 561,610 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 263,690 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 165,390 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 123,810 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 860 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 580 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 2,740 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 13,330 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 58,700 Show data context
Date: Source:
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, Greater London AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th June 2021