Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of frontline and non-frontline workers and by sex (%)

Frontline workersNon-frontline workers
WomenMenTotalWomenMenTotal
Total46.853.2100.052.847.2100.0
Age (years)
16–3424.423.023.618.822.220.4
35–4942.444.943.755.043.045.0
50 or over33.232.032.734.434.834.6
Occupational social class (CNO11)
Directors and managers1.02.41.73.15.24.1
Scientists, academics and similar professionals19.88.613.835.729.532.8
Technicians; professional support staff4.611.08.013.116.314.6
Accountants, administrative workers and other office employees9.75.17.322.611.717.5
Workers in catering, personal and security services, and salespersons36.621.428.613.49.011.3
Skilled agricultural, forestry and fishing sector workers0.42.11.30.21.81.0
Crafts persons and skilled workers in manufacturing and construction (except installers and machine operators)1.616.99.61.113.16.7
Installers, machine operators and assemblers3.718.911.71.57.44.2
Unskilled workers22.913.618.09.36.07.7
Occupational social class
Non-manual34.927.130.874.562.769.0
Manual65.172.969.225.537.331.0
  • CNO11, 2011 National Classification of Occupations.