% Under- and Over-Representation of Northern Ireland Female Roman Catholics in Occupational Classes 1911 and 1971 (note: a negative number implies Roman Catholic under-representation)
Occupation (Females) 1911 1971 Change in RC % representation 1911-71
Warehouse, packers, bottlers -26.8% -7.7% 19.1%
Engineering -22.4% -9.8% 12.6%
Clerical Workers -22.2% -10.4% 11.8%
Makers of other products -19.7% -8.8% 10.9%
Electrical and Electronic -18.7% -4.4% 14.3%
Administrators and Managers -18.4% -16.0% 2.4%
Painters and Decorators -16.5% 7.8% 24.3%
Paper and Priniting -15.9% 9.8% 25.7%
Woodworkers -14.4% -19.5% -5.1%
Professional, Technical, -7.3% 4.9% 12.2%
Leatherworkers -7.2% 8.2% 15.4%
Sales Workers -4.1% -7.1% -3.0%
Clothing Workers -2.2% 11.3% 13.5%
Textile Workers -2.1% -3.1% -1.0%
Labourers -0.1% -5.0% -4.9%
Transport and Communications 0.4% -8.6% -9.0%
Gas, Coke and Chemicals 1.7% -12.5% -14.2%
Food, Drink and Tobbacco 2.4% -8.1% -10.5%
Service,Sport and Recreation 7.5% 0.3% -7.2%
Farmers, Foresters, etc 10.9% -9.9% -20.8%
Foundry Workers 16.9% -8.5% -25.4%
Glass and Ceramic Makers 31.3% -2.1% -33.4%
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