Socio-Economic Group (males only)

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Socio-Economic Groups 1961 1971
SEG 1: Employers & managers - large establishments 7,700 Show data context 799 Show data context
SEG 2: Employers & managers - small establishments 12,150 Show data context 1,632 Show data context
SEG 3: Professional workers - self-employed 1,710 Show data context 172 Show data context
SEG 4: Professional workers - employees 7,340 Show data context 965 Show data context
SEG 5: Intermediate non-manual workers 9,830 Show data context 1,442 Show data context
SEG 6: Junior non-manual workers 28,860 Show data context 2,635 Show data context
SEG 7: Personal service workers 1,010 Show data context 143 Show data context
SEG 8: Foremen & supervisors - manual 12,190 Show data context 1,130 Show data context
SEG 9: Skilled manual workers 109,410 Show data context 10,139 Show data context
SEG 10: Semi-skilled manual workers 54,580 Show data context 3,454 Show data context
SEG 11: Unskilled manual workers 22,080 Show data context 1,995 Show data context
SEG 12: Own account workers (other than professional) 8,210 Show data context 1,052 Show data context
SEG 13: Farmers - employers & managers 2,480 Show data context 191 Show data context
SEG 14: Farmers - own account 3,170 Show data context 261 Show data context
SEG 15: Agricultural workers 4,300 Show data context 258 Show data context
SEG 16: Members of armed forces 1,380 Show data context 53 Show data context
SEG 17: Indefinite 3,150 Show data context 328 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, Derbyshire AdmC through time | Social Structure Statistics | Socio-Economic Group (males only), A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th June 2024