Working age population by Sector

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Cambridge Group Industrial Sector 1921 1931 1951
Agriculture 1,342 Show data context 2,461 Show data context 615 Show data context
Light Industry 33,515 Show data context 70,031 Show data context 33,170 Show data context
Staple Industry 9,003 Show data context 17,982 Show data context 16,047 Show data context
Professional 100,070 Show data context 237,807 Show data context 104,132 Show data context
Unclassified or Unoccupied 6,256 Show data context 134,344 Show data context 113,808 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 16 , 'Occupations of Males and Females, showing also total Operatives and the total Out of Work'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'

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Working age population grouped into the four Sectors defined by the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wandsworth MetB through time | Industry Statistics | Working age population by Sector, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 27th January 2023