Table 1

Annual distribution (%) of the study population over the study period by industrial sectors across different occupational classes

Occupational classYear
 Industrial sector200520062007200820092010201120122013
Upper non-manual24.325.225.425.626.426.925.826.026.1
 Manufacturing 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.3
 Trade 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.3
 Knowledge work 5.4 5.6 5.8 6.0 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.2
 Health and social work 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.3
 Other 11.6 11.9 11.8 11.8 12.0 12.4 11.6 11.7 11.9
Lower non-manual40.840.240.240.440.741.342.742.743.1
 Manufacturing 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.4
 Trade 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.7 7.8 8.0 8.0 7.9
 Knowledge work 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.2
 Health and social work 11.6 11.7 11.9 12.0 12.4 12.9 12.9 13.2 13.5
 Other 11.3 11.2 11.1 10.9 10.9 11.1 12.4 12.2 12.1
Manual34.934.634.334.033.031.931.531.430.9
 Manufacturing 12.5 12.3 12.1 11.9 11.3 10.3 10.3 10.2 9.8
 Trade 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2
 Knowledge work 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8
 Health and social work 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.6
 Other 16.7 16.8 16.9 16.9 16.6 16.7 16.5 16.6 16.5
Total100100100100100100100100100