Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 2,760 Show data context 3,980 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 5,370 Show data context 8,610 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 1,090 Show data context 1,230 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 3,770 Show data context 5,830 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 3,420 Show data context 7,120 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 10,450 Show data context 12,270 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 1,540 Show data context 1,970 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 2,530 Show data context 3,090 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 26,290 Show data context 26,050 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 14,300 Show data context 15,660 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 6,980 Show data context 6,670 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 3,250 Show data context 5,520 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 1,420 Show data context 1,320 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 1,030 Show data context 920 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 3,810 Show data context 2,500 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 5,550 Show data context 8,340 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 2,580 Show data context 1,940 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, Oxfordshire AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 27th May 2022