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Socio-Economic Classification (SOCIO13), v1:2014




The Socio-Economic Classification (SOCIO13) is based on information on the main source of income or employment for the person. Based on the source of income, it is determined whether a person is self-employed, assisting spouse, employee, unemployed or outside the workforce, including pensioner, cash beneficiary or education applicant. SOCIO13 replaced SOCIO02 in 2014 and covers the time period from 1991 and onwards.

Valid from:

January 1, 2014


Labour and Income


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All versions
Name Valid from Valid to
Socio-Economic Classification (SOCIO13), v1:2014 January 1, 2014 Still valid
Socio-Economic Classification (SOCIO02), v1:2002 January 1, 2002 December 31, 2013
Statistics Denmark's Socio-Economic Classification (SOCIO), v1:1997 January 1, 1994 December 31, 2001
Occupational grouping, v1:1980 January 1, 1980 December 31, 1995