social class


Health Economics

  • (written as Social Class)
    In the UK, the National Statistics Socioeconomic Classification (the official definition of social class) is based upon occupation. The occupational categorization since 2001 has been as follows: 1.1 Large employers and higher managerial, 1.2 Higher professional, 2 Lower managerial and professional, 3 Intermediate, 4 Small employers and own-account workers, 5 Lower supervisory and technical, 6 Semi-routine, 7 Routine and 8 Never worked and long-term unemployed.


  • noun a group of people who have a position in society