Working age population by Sector

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Cambridge Group Industrial Sector 1921 1931 1951
Agriculture 158 Show data context 120 Show data context 100 Show data context
Light Industry 3,850 Show data context 3,807 Show data context 5,071 Show data context
Staple Industry 5,778 Show data context 5,287 Show data context 8,378 Show data context
Professional 5,027 Show data context 4,823 Show data context 9,500 Show data context
Unclassified or Unoccupied 1,340 Show data context 2,225 Show data context 17,882 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 17 , 'Occupations (condensed list) of Males and Females, showing also the 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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Date accessed: 16th October 2021