Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 4,180 Show data context 3,860 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 6,550 Show data context 8,860 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 870 Show data context 900 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 4,310 Show data context 5,330 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 5,940 Show data context 7,300 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 21,860 Show data context 17,080 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 1,260 Show data context 1,140 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 4,060 Show data context 4,520 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 44,770 Show data context 37,100 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 21,020 Show data context 17,890 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 13,510 Show data context 10,570 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 4,780 Show data context 6,120 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 50 Show data context 20 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 80 Show data context 30 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 340 Show data context 110 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 510 Show data context 360 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 2,000 Show data context 2,500 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, Bristol MB/CB through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd April 2021