Table 1

Characteristics of the study population

CharacteristicGroupPopulation (%)
Vaccination statusReceived three vaccinations11 576 503 (74.46)
Received zero vaccination1 113 973 (7.17)
SOC submajor groupAdministrative Occupations1 244 507 (8.00)
Business and Public Service Associate Professionals976 115 (6.28)
Business, Media and Public Service Professionals1 021 549 (6.57)
Caring Personal Service Occupations1 193 290 (7.68)
Community and Civil Enforcement Occupations13 016 (0.08)
Corporate Managers and Directors1 387 815 (8.93)
Culture, Media and Sports Occupations283 576 (1.82)
Customer Service Occupations245 821 (1.58)
Elementary Administration and Service Occupations1 205 342 (7.75)
Elementary Trades and Related Occupations194 801 (1.25)
Health and Social Care Associate Professionals376 722 (2.42)
Health Professionals725 672 (4.67)
Leisure, Travel and Related Personal Service Occupations312 517 (2.01)
Other Managers and Proprietors645 289 (4.15)
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives395 644 (2.54)
Protective Service Occupations184 645 (1.19)
Sales Occupations943 992 (6.07)
Science, Engineering and Technology Associate Professionals291 130 (1.87)
Science, Research, Engineering and Technology Professionals762 528 (4.90)
Secretarial and Related Occupations353 422 (2.27)
Skilled Agricultural and Related Trades147 699 (0.95)
Skilled Construction and Building Trades538 663 (3.46)
Skilled Metal, Electrical and Electronic Trades538 295 (3.46)
Teaching and Other Educational Professionals732 189 (4.71)
Textiles, Printing and Other Skilled Trades260 541 (1.68)
Transport and Mobile Machine Drivers and Operatives571 871 (3.68)
SexFemale8 009 818 (51.52)
Male7 536 833 (48.48)
AgeMean (SD)44.1 (12.47)
Age band18–241 294 652 (8.33)
25–342 910 996 (18.72)
35–443 445 155 (22.16)
45–544 155 959 (26.73)
55–643 739 889 (24.06)
Level of highest qualificationNo qualification983 902 (6.33)
Level 12 150 553 (13.83)
Level 22 640 381 (16.98)
Apprenticeship367 823 (2.37)
Level 32 318 829 (14.92)
Level 4+4 701 177 (30.24)
Other520 858 (3.35)
Not classified1 863 128 (11.98)
Ethnic groupBangladeshi104 000 (0.67)
Black African231 434 (1.49)
Black Caribbean148 454 (0.95)
Chinese69 477 (0.45)
Indian457 191 (2.94)
Mixed260 099 (1.67)
Other348 107 (2.24)
Pakistani276 800 (1.78)
White British12 907 641 (83.03)
White other743 448 (4.78)
Disability statusNot limited14 814 803 (95.29)
Limited a little573 137 (3.69)
Limited a lot158 711 (1.02)
RegionEast Midlands1 432 338 (9.21)
East of England1 869 432 (12.02)
London1 877 568 (12.08)
North East761 281 (4.90)
North West2 071 728 (13.33)
South East2 694 185 (17.33)
South West1 636 578 (10.53)
West Midlands1 609 477 (10.35)
Yorkshire and The Humber1 594 064 (10.25)
Pre-existing health conditionOne or more (1+)2 694 722 (17.33)
  • SOC, Standard Occupation Classification.