Social Change and Innovation in the Labour Market: Evidence from the Census SARs on Occupational Segregation and Labour Mobility, Part-Time Work and Student Jobs, Homework and Self-Employment

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ANNEX B
1991 Census 10% Sample Data on Occupational Structure and Sex Ratios

TABLE B1. Sex ratios within occupations: 371 occupational groups
Occupation (371 groups) Total Men Women % % of % of % of
female all men women
All economically active 2525146 1439623 1085523 43% 100 100 100
341 Midwives 3200 14 3186 100% 0.13 0.00 0.29
450 Medical secretaries 2738 12 2726 100% 0.11 0.00 0.25
451 Legal secretaries 5000 24 4976 100% 0.20 0.00 0.46
643 Dental nurses 2856 23 2833 99% 0.11 0.00 0.26
659 Other childcare and
related occupations 19211 196 19015 99% 0.76 0.01 1.75
452 Typists and word
processor operators 12132 133 11999 99% 0.48 0.01 1.11
461 Receptionists/
telephonists 3683 43 3640 99% 0.15 0.00 0.34
650 Nursery nurses 5925 72 5853 99% 0.23 0.01 0.54
661 Beauticians and
related occupations 1530 20 1510 99% 0.06 0.00 0.14
459 Other secretaries,
PAs, typists nec 62861 921 61940 99% 2.49 0.06 5.71
460 Receptionists 18374 481 17893 97% 0.73 0.03 1.65
652 Educational assistants 4248 120 4128 97% 0.17 0.01 0.38
671 Housekeepers (non
domestic) 868 26 842 97% 0.03 0.00 0.08
651 Playgroup leaders 1957 66 1891 97% 0.08 0.00 0.17
644 Care assistants and
attendants 28276 1705 26571 94% 1.12 0.12 2.45
640 Assistant nurses,
nursing auxiliaries 15693 967 14726 94% 0.62 0.07 1.36
553 Sewing machinists,
menders, embroiderers 16219 1298 14921 92% 0.64 0.09 1.37
721 Retail cash desk and
check-out operators 13737 1265 12472 91% 0.54 0.09 1.15
343 Physiotherapists 2014 189 1825 91% 0.08 0.01 0.17
349 Other health associate
professionals nec 752 71 681 91% 0.03 0.00 0.06
660 Hairdressers, barbers 8345 818 7527 90% 0.33 0.06 0.69
340 Nurses 48432 4874 43558 90% 1.92 0.34 4.01
421 Library assistants/
clerks 3337 355 2982 89% 0.13 0.02 0.27
670 Domestic housekeepers
and related 3082 347 2735 89% 0.12 0.02 0.25

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