Table 1: Women aged 5-9 years in 1981: age at first birth by highest parental social class in 1981
 
Age at first birth
Under 20 years
20-24 years
25-29 years
No children by 2001
Total
Highest parental social class 1981
%
%
%
%
%
Professional & managerial
5
12
10
73
100
Skilled non-manual
8
16
10
65
100
Skilled manual
15
22
10
53
100
Partly skilled/ unskilled
18
26
10
46
100
Unemployed (economically active)
30
27
8
35
100
Economically inactive
27
26
8
39
100
Any parental social class
13
19
10
58
100
Data extracted from ONS Longitudinal Study June 2006