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Population (Number) by Social Class and Year

Population (Number) by Social Class and Year


Social Class1986 1991 1996 2002 2006 2011
Total 3,540,643 3,525,719 3,626,087 3,917,203 4,239,848 4,588,252
1 Professional Workers 349,671 362,946 194,139 237,511 277,062 336,620
2 Managerial and Technical 500,071 524,173 796,511 1,000,615 1,117,986 1,251,671
3 Non-Manual 620,732 626,402 668,738 645,761 721,731 801,304
4 Skilled Manual 807,342 716,022 741,697 672,892 725,938 707,369
5 Semi-Skilled 544,361 507,208 464,589 426,158 469,320 487,449
6 Unskilled 361,626 366,560 309,418 220,843 180,371 170,014
7 All Others Gainfully Occupied and Unknown 356,840 422,408 450,995 713,423 747,440 833,825