Frequently asked questions about ISCO

What other classifications are used in labour statistics ?

Main classifications such as ICSE, ICSaW and ISIC

ICSE: The International Classification of Status in Employment (ICSE-18)

ICSaW: The International Classification of Status at Work (ICSaW-18)

ISIC : The International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities.

But also other classifications can be used, depending on the objective of the research or analysis being conducted.

How is ISCO adopted?

ISCO is adopted by the International Conference of Labour Statisticians

Is ISCO available in different languages?

Yes, ISCO is available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.

Is ISCO free of charge?

Yes, ISCO is available online free of charge.

Do I need an authorization to use ISCO?

No, ISCO it can be used without prior authorisation from the ILO.