What Social Class are you?

The Don Discovery

Image courtesy of http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22000973

By Charlotte Perry

We started with three and now we have seven, but do you truly know what social class you belong to in amongst the barrage of stereotypes and traditions?

In 2011, the BBC Lab UK teamed up with sociologists from leading universities to launch the biggest study into class that Britain has ever seen.

The Great British Class Survey was created by Professor Savage and Professor Devine along with their teams from the London School of Economics, the University of York and the University of Manchester.

Two years ago, over 161,000 people in the UK completed the survey and just last week the new system was revealed.

By answering five questions based around income and employment, activities and your social life, the class calculator will determine which of the seven classes you belong to.

Many people who have taken the survey have been surprised…

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