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Labour Insight™ (SGP) - SSOC and BGTOCC Taxonomies
Labour Insight™ (SGP) - SSOC and BGTOCC Taxonomies

What is SSOC? What is BGTOCC?

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Singapore Standard Occupational Classification (SSOC) is the national standard for classifying occupations and is used for censuses of population, household surveys and administrative databases. The SSOC adopts the basic framework and principles of the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO).

BGTOCC (Burning Glass™ Technology Occupations) is Burning Glass's own proprietary occupation taxonomy. This taxonomy was created in order to improve the comparability of occupation statistics between the labour markets Burning Glass provides data for. This universal taxonomy reduces errors by removing the need for taxonomical translation, which helps facilitate international analysis.

What to learn more about when to use each taxonomy? Check out this article


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