Table 3

Percentage of deaths by age, sex and NS-SEC for England (total number of deaths 103 843 cases per year)

20–2930–3940–4950–5960–69Sum
Female
 Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations0.2%0.5%1.6%3.5%6.9%12.6%
 Intermediate occupations0.1%0.3%0.9%2.0%5.0%8.2%
 Routine and manual occupations0.2%0.4%1.4%3.2%8.1%13.4%
*Never worked and long-term unemployed0.4%0.6%1.2%1.6%1.8%5.6%
Sum0.9%1.9%5.0%10.2%21.8%39.7%
Male
 Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations0.2%0.6%1.6%3.6%7.8%13.8%
 Intermediate occupations0.2%0.5%1.2%2.8%6.8%11.4%
 Routine and manual occupations0.7%1.3%3.1%6.8%15.8%27.8%
*Never worked and long-term unemployed0.8%1.0%1.7%1.9%1.8%7.2%
Sum2.0%3.4%7.7%15.0%32.2%60.3%
  • Data were obtained from the Office for National Statistics ad hoc data service for England and Wales, and were adjusted for the population of England with the mortality numbers per age and gender37.

  • NS-SEC, National Statistics Socio-Economic Classification.