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ESeC - Feasibility Report

As part of its statistical harmonisation programme, Eurostat asked the UK Office for National Statistics to convene an expert group on a harmonised European socio-economic classification. The group reported in January 2001. The report contains the following:

Report summary

  • Introduction
  • Establishing the purposes and uses of ESeC
  • Desirable characteristics of ESeC
  • SECs in EU member states
  • The conceptual basis of ESeC
  • ESeC: an outline classification
  • Operational issues
  • ESeC and ISCO88
  • Validating ESeC
  • References

Download full copy of the report (151 pages).