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Table 1 Shift-share decomposition of changes in occupational shares (pp) by different set of groups

From: The anatomy of job polarisation in the UK

  Totald Education only Education, age, gender, immigration Education, age, gender, immigration, geography
4 groupsa 48 groupsb 400 groupsc
Between Within Between Within Between Within
1979–2012
 Bottom 3.5 − 10.2 13.8 − 8.9 12.4 − 8.9 12.4
 Middle − 19.3 − 6.2 − 13.1 − 7.2 − 12.0 − 7.5 − 11.8
 Top 15.7 16.4 − 0.7 16.2 − 0.4 16.3 − 0.6
1979–1989
 Bottom 0.9 − 3.6 4.4 − 2.2 3.1 − 2.3 3.1
 Middle − 5.9 − 0.3 − 5.6 − 1.3 − 4.5 − 1.5 − 4.4
 Top 5.0 3.9 1.1 3.6 1.4 3.8 1.2
1989–1999
 Bottom 1.0 − 4.2 5.3 − 4.2 5.2 − 4.5 5.5
 Middle − 6.6 − 1.9 − 4.7 − 2.4 − 4.2 − 2.2 − 4.4
 Top 5.6 6.1 − 0.6 6.6 − 1.1 6.7 − 1.2
1999–2009
 Bottom 0.3 − 2.8 3.2 − 3.0 3.3 − 2.5 2.9
 Middle − 4.9 − 1.5 − 3.3 − 1.4 − 3.5 − 1.5 − 3.4
 Top 4.5 4.4 0.2 4.3 0.2 4.0 0.5
  1. a4 education groups (higher + further education, A-level, O-level + other, none)
  2. b4 education groups, 3 age groups (< 30, 31–50, > 50), 2 genders, 2 immigrant status
  3. c4 education groups, 5 age groups (< 25, 26–35, 36–45, 46–55, > 55), 2 genders, 2 immigrant status, 5 geographies (North, Midlands and EastAnglia, London, South, Scotland + Wales + Northern Ireland)
  4. dThe between and the within components do not always sum up to the totals due to rounding