Economic activity status, National Statistics Socio-economic Classification (NS-SEC) and employment related questions harmonised standard
|Publication date:||17 April 2019|
|Owner:||GSS Harmonisation Team|
|Who this is for:||Users and producers of statistics|
|Type:||Harmonisation standards and guidance|
The harmonised standard sets out how to collect and report statistics about economic activity status to ensure statistics about this topic are as comparable as possible across the Government Statistical Service (GSS).
NS-SEC rebased on SOC2020
The current harmonised standard for National Statistics Socio-economic Classifications (NS-SEC) is based on the 2010 Standard Occupational Classification for the UK (SOC2010). This classification has since been replaced by the 2020 Standard Occupational Classification for the UK (SOC2020). Anyone using NS-SEC should use the approach of the NS-SEC rebased on SOC2020.
This harmonised standard is available as a PDF document. This PDF is not meeting the current accessibility standards. However, when we update this harmonised standard it will be in a format that does meet the accessibility standards. Please note that in the PDF, the harmonised standard is referred to as a harmonised principle.
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