Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers and managers - large establishments 528,950 Show data context 545,060 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers and managers - small establishments 860,770 Show data context 1,142,130 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 116,320 Show data context 126,460 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 436,740 Show data context 605,620 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 570,790 Show data context 813,280 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 1,844,980 Show data context 1,734,690 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 133,350 Show data context 143,820 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen and supervisors - manual 481,690 Show data context 512,390 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 4,634,960 Show data context 4,294,170 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 2,152,980 Show data context 1,843,440 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 1,222,560 Show data context 1,074,110 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 496,550 Show data context 674,110 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers and managers 145,670 Show data context 106,480 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 144,360 Show data context 116,600 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 337,860 Show data context 203,590 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 296,920 Show data context 220,300 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 243,560 Show data context 251,710 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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Date accessed: 30th January 2023