Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 4,810 Show data context 3,750 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 9,500 Show data context 9,170 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 1,090 Show data context 730 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 4,590 Show data context 4,080 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 7,250 Show data context 7,210 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 30,000 Show data context 19,220 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 1,450 Show data context 1,770 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 5,720 Show data context 4,610 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 73,980 Show data context 50,290 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 34,200 Show data context 24,610 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 22,940 Show data context 16,540 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 8,680 Show data context 6,910 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 60 Show data context 10 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 60 Show data context 30 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 260 Show data context 150 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 590 Show data context 350 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 3,440 Show data context 5,610 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, Manchester MB/CB through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th July 2020