Social Class

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Registrar General's Social Class 1951 1961
Class 1 1,811 Show data context 1,650 Show data context
Class 2 4,891 Show data context 4,597 Show data context
Class 3 10,937 Show data context 10,999 Show data context
Class 4 1,460 Show data context 2,540 Show data context
Class 5 1,539 Show data context 735 Show data context
Date: Source:
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 27 , 'Social Class distribution of Occupied and Retired Males aged 15 and over', for 'AC, MB, UD, RD'
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)'

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Occupational Data from various dates classified into the Registrar General's Social Classification.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Surbiton MB/UD through time | Social Structure Statistics | Social Class, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd May 2022