The CSO Standard Principal Economic Status Classification (TXT 1KB) is a classification of principal economic status, which classifies usual situation with regard to employment. The CSO Classifications Board approved this classification on May 6th 2004.
This is a 2-level hierarchical classification:
contains 8 categories with 1-digit codes.
contains 9 categories with 2-digit codes.
At Level 2, Unemployed is divided into Unemployed, looking for first regular job and Unemployed, having lost/given up previous job.
Further information on this classification may be obtained from:
Classifications and Standards Section
Central Statistics Office