Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 5,620 Show data context 5,730 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 9,510 Show data context 10,770 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 1,130 Show data context 980 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 3,550 Show data context 4,200 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 5,360 Show data context 7,440 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 19,320 Show data context 19,070 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 1,470 Show data context 1,330 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 5,390 Show data context 5,830 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 43,630 Show data context 42,880 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 24,740 Show data context 20,670 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 19,700 Show data context 17,950 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 5,070 Show data context 5,590 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 3,500 Show data context 2,710 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 2,340 Show data context 1,670 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 8,860 Show data context 5,340 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 2,620 Show data context 1,940 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 2,020 Show data context 2,240 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, East Riding AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th September 2020