Occupation

Coded to the Minor Groups of the 1971 Census Classification of Occupations. The association between the standard Classification of Occupations code and the code used in this variable is as follows:

Table 										Occupation
codes	Minor group 								  code
17	0A: ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS AND SURVEYORS, PROFESSIONAL			001-010
18	0B: CHEMISTS, PHYSICISTS, GEOLOGISTS AND OTHER PHYSICAL SCIENTISTS	013-017
19	0C: BIOLOGISTS, VETERINARIANS, AGRONOMISTS AND RELATED SCIENTISTS	020-022
20	0D: MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS AND DENTISTS					025-026
21	0E: NURSES, INCLUDING PROBATIONERS OR TRAINEES				030-034
22	0F: PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL WORKERS, N.E.C.				035-040
23	0G: TEACHERS								041-059
24	0H: CLERGY AND RELATED MEMBERS OF RELIGIOUS ORDERS			062-063
25	0I: LAW PROFESSIONALS							064
26	0J: ARTISTS, ENTERTAINERS, WRITERS AND RELATED WORKERS			065-068
27	0K: DRAFTSMEN AND TECHNICIANS, N.E.C.					070-081
28	0L: OTHER PROFESSIONAL, TECHNICAL AND RELATED WORKERS			082-091
29	1A: ADMINISTRATIVE AND EXECUTIVE OFFICIALS, GOVERNMENT, N.E.C.		100-106
30	1B: EMPLOYERS, WORKERS ON OWN ACCOUNT, STATUS O,
		DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, N.E.C.					110-119
33	2A: BOOK-KEEPERS AND CASHIERS						150
34	2B: STENOGRAPHERS AND TYPISTS						155
35	2C: OTHER CLERICAL WORKERS						160-163
36	3A: INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE SALESMEN, AUCTIONEERS AND VALUERS		200-201
37	3B: COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS AND MANUFACTURERS AGENTS			205
38	3C: PROPRIETORS AND SHOPKEEPERS, WORKERS ON OWN ACCOUNT, N.E.C.,
		STATUS O, RETAIL AND WHOLESALE TRADE, SALESMEN,
		SHOP ASSISTANTS AND RELATED WORKERS				210-217
39	4A: FARMERS AND FARM MANAGERS						300-316
40	4B: FARM WORKERS, INCLUDING FARM FOREMEN				320-334
41	4C: WOOL CLASSERS							335
42	4D: HUNTERS AND TRAPPERS						340
43	4E: FISHERMEN AND RELATED WORKERS					345-346
44	4F: TIMBER GETTERS AND OTHER FORESTRY WORKERS				355-356
45	5A: MINERS, MINERAL PROSPECTORS AND QUARRYMEN				400-411
46	5B: WELL DRILLERS, OIL, WATER AND RELATED WORKERS			420-421
49	5C: MINERAL TREATERS							425
50	6A: DECK AND ENGINEER OFFICERS. SHIP, NOT SERVICES			500-501
51	6B: DECK AND ENGINE ROOM HANDS, SHIP AND BOATMEN, NOT SERVICES		505
52	6C: AIRCRAFT PILOTS' NAVIGATORS AND FLIGHT ENGINEERS, NOT SERVICES	510
53	6D: DRIVERS AND FIREMEN, RAIL TRANSPORT					515-517
54	6E: DRIVERS, ROAD TRANSPORT						520-524
55	6F: GUARDS AND CONDUCTORS, RAILWAY					530
56	6G: INSPECTORS, SUPERVISORS, TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS AND
		DESPATCHERS, TRANSPORT						535-540
57	6H: TELEPHONE, TELEGRAPH AND RELATED TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATORS	545-549
58	6I: POSTMASTERS, POSTMEN AND MESSENGERS					555-557
59	6J: WORKERS IN TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION, N.E.C.			560-562
60	7/8A: SPINNERS, WEAVERS, KNITTERS, DYERS AND RELATED WORKERS		600-606
61	7/8B: TAILORS, CUTTERS, FURRIERS AND RELATED WORKERS			609-617
62	GROUP 7/8C: LEATHER CUTTERS, LASTERS, SEWERS (EXCEPT
		GLOVES AND GARMENTS) AND RELATED WORKERS			621-623
65	7/8D: FURNACEMEN, ROLLERS, DRAWERS, MOULDERS AND 
		RELATED METAL MAKING AND TREATING WORKERS			627-631
66	7/8E: PRECISION INSTRUMENT MAKERS, WATCHMAKERS, 
		JEWELLERS, AND RELATED WORKERS					636-640
67	7/8F: TOOLMAKERS, METAL MACHINISTS, MECHANICS, PLUMBERS 
		AND RELATED METAL WORKERS					642-659
68	7/8G: ELECTRICIANS AND REEATED ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS WORKERS	660-669
69	7/8H: METAL WORKERS, METAL AND ELECTRICAL PRODUCTION-PROCESS 
		WORKERS, N.E.C.							670-674
70	7/81: CARPENTERS, WOODWORKING MACHINISTS, CABINETMAKERS 
		AND RELATED WORKERS						675-685
71	7/8J: PAINTERS AND DECORATORS						687-688
72	7/8K: BRICKLAYERS, PLASTERERS AND CONSTRUCTION WORKERS, N.E.C.		691-698
73	7/8L: COMPOSITORS, PRINTING MACHINISTS, ENGRAVERS, 
		BOOKBINDERS AND RELATED WORKERS					703-708
74	7/8M: POTTERS, K1BNMEN, GLASS AND CLAY FORMERS AND RELATED WORKERS	711-716
75	7/8N: MILLERS, BAKERS, BUTCHERS, BREWERS AND 
		RELATED FOOD AND DRINK WORKERS					720-728
76	7/8O: CHEMICAL, SUGAR AND PAPER PRODUCTION-PROCESS WORKERS		735-737
77	7/8P: TOBACCO PREPARERS AND TOBACCO PRODUCT MAKERS			739
78	7/8Q: PAPER PRODUCTS, RUBBER, PLASTIC AND PRODUCTION-PROCESS 
		WORKERS, N.E.C.							743-750
81	7/8R: PACKERS, WRAPPERS, LABELLERS					754
82	7/8S: STATIONARY ENGINE, EXCAVATING AND LIFTING EQUIPMENT OPERATORS	757-763
83	7/8T: STOREMEN AND FREIGHT HANDLERS					766-768
84	7/8U: LABOURERS, N.E.C.							772-785
85	9A: FIRE BRIGADE, POLICE AND OTHER PROTECTIVE SERVICE WORKERS		800-802
86	9B: HOUSEKEEPERS, COOKS, MAIDS AND RELATED WORKERS			805-811
87	9C: WAITERS, BARTENDERS							815-816
88	9D: CARETAKERS, CLEANERS, BUILDINGS					820-821
89	9E: BARBERS, HAIRDRESSERS AND BEAUTICIANS				825
90	9F: LAUNDERERS, DRY CLEANERS AND PRESSERS				830
91	9G: ATHLETES, SPORTSMEN AND RELATED WORKERS				835
92	9H: PHOTOGRAPHERS AND CAMERA OPERATORS					840
93	9I: UNDERTAKERS AND CREMATORIUM WORKERS					845
94	9J: SERVICE, SPORT, RECREATION WORKERS, N.E.C.				850-852
97	10A: MEMBERS OF ARMED SERVICES						855-862
98	11A: OCCUPATION INADEQUATELY DESCRIBED OR NOT STATED			865
99	TOTAL EMPLOYED								001-865

 

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