Singapore Standard Occupational Classification SSOC 2015 (Version 2018)

The 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 2008 (ISCO-08). It is reviewed and updated periodically to reflect developments in the labour market, particularly the emergence of new occupations, as well as to align with changes in the international standard.

ssoc2015-v2018This SSOC 2015 (Version 2018) is an update of the SSOC 2015 edition and maintains the classification principles and structure of SSOC 2015. More details on the classification, as well as the principles, scope and structure of the classification are available in the publication “Singapore Standard Occupational Classification 2015 (Version 2018)”.



Correspondence Table


Previous Classifications




Correspondence Tables


 Complete report (SSOC 2010)pdf(2 Mb)


 Complete report (SSOC 2005)pdf(853 kb)  


 Complete report (SSOC 2000)pdf(591 kb)  
 2-Way Correspondence Table Between SSOC 2010 and SSOC 2005 excel(3.8 Mb)  
 2-Way Correspondence Table Between SSOC 2005 and SSOC 2000 excel(832 kb)