Table 11

BRIDGEPORT: OCCUPATIONAL GROUPS, 1940 and 1960, 1980-1990

Branch of economy
Number and percent of total workers employed in each occupation group
1940 1960 (a) 1980 (a) 1990 (a)
OccupationNum%OccNum%Occ Num%OccNum%
Operatives609034.2Oper456728.1Cler314824.4Cler302122.5
Laborers327918.4Cler359622.1Oper237318.4Serv256319.1
Clerical322718.1Crft243915.0Serv185214.3Oper213915.9
Sales (b)----Serv14909.2Crft135710.5Prof157411.7
Crafts-/foremen202111.3Labr13658.4Labr12099.4Crft12649.4
Service17019.6Prof7174.4Sale10428.1Sale10798.0
Managerial/official8474.8Sale6564.0Prof10408.1Mgrl9957.4
Professional/tech4382.4Mgrl6323.9Mgrl8856.8Labr7995.9
Domestic131.7Doms300.2Doms----Doms200.1
Unreported90.5Unrep7674.7Unrep----Unrep----
Total employed:17824100Ttl emp16259100Ttl emp 12906100Ttl emp13454100

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Notes:
a. Expansion of abbreviations for these columns: Cler=clerical,
   Crft=Craftsmen/foremen, Doms=domestic,
   Labr=laborers, Mgrl=managerial/official, Oper=operatives,
   Prof=professional/technical, Sale=Sales.
b. Sales included as part of the clerical category in 1940.

Source:
 Local Community Fact Book, 1940, table 60D; 1960, p. 267; 1980, p. 394;
 1990, p. 438. See bibliography for publication information.