% Under- and Over-Representation of Northern Ireland Male Roman Catholics in Occupational Classes 1911 and 1971 (note: a negative number implies Roman Catholic under-representation)
Occupation (males) 1911 1971 Change in RC % representation 1911-71
Administrators and Managers -26.4% -17.1% 9%
Warehouse, packers, bottlers -26.3% -4.7% 22%
Engineering -22.0% -7.8% 14%
Paper and Priniting -17.7% -4.8% 13%
Clerical Workers -15.1% -6.9% 8%
Gas, Coke and Chemicals -13.7% 2.9% 17%
Woodworkers -13.5% 4.7% 18%
Armed Forces -12.9% -9.2% 4%
Professional, Technical, -12.8% -5.5% 7%
Painters and Decorators -11.3% 3.9% 15%
Drivers, Cranes, etc -10.7% 3.0% 14%
Sales Workers -9.2% na. na
Textile Workers -6.2% -0.4% 6%
Clothing Workers -6.1% 6.8% 13%
Makers of other products -4.5% 6.5% 11%
Transport and Communications -2.0% 1.8% 4%
Foundry Workers -1.8% -9.9% -8%
Leatherworkers -0.8% 9.3% 10%
Electrical and Electronic -0.5% -6.8% -6%
Labourers 0.0% 12.1% 12%
Food, Drink and Tobbacco 3.6% -4.7% -8%
Construction 5.0% 15.3% 10%
Glass and Ceramic Makers 6.9% 7.0% 0%
Miners and Quarrypersons 7.5% 9.7% 2%
Farmers, Foresters, etc 8.5% 5.2% -3%
Service,Sport and Recreation 14.7% 3.8% -11%
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