Classification: GOLD70
Short name: GOLD70
Full name: Goldthorpe Class 1970
General description: The Goldthorpe Class schema measures employment relations which are aspects of work and the market situation, and of labour market contract. It distinguishes between three types of employment relationship as defined by social relationships in the workplace:
- ‘service relationships’
- ‘labour contracts’
- intermediate forms of employment regulation.
The schema combines information from the 36 points of the Hope-Goldthorpe class scale to create a 7-class schema.
LS description: Where LS data for either occupation or employment status is not available, the value 0 has been allocated
Keyword: Socio-economic
Start date: Census 1971
References: OPCS Longitudinal Study User Manual. SSRU. November 1990 pp 282-285
Equivalent classifications: GOLD80 (Census 1981)