I’m nowhere on the Great British Class Survey

Leave a comment

May 8, 2013 by anelim

I tried taking the Great British class survey (with my [insert name of small UK town] hat on – so not entirely appropriate, but I want to see the questions). The first question asks me to choose from 12 almost identically looking pictures of pretty red brick houses with some smily people on them. I had forgotten how delicate the British class differences are. My big Bulgarian and small German hats are interfering with my perception of domestic affluence. My sociology hat is not impressed: it knows that nothing is as obvious as it seems. Perhaps it is made so, in order to subtly discourage non-Brits from getting into the survey? How very British.

Screenshot (source: BBC)

Screenshot (source: BBC)

1. Retirement community
2. Small houses/flats in new built areas
3. Flats in inner city
4. Houses in ex-industrial town
5. Terrassed houses in large low-rise estates
6. Dense terrassed housing
7. Purpose-built family housing
8. Bungalows or country cottages
9. Large houses in city
10. Semi-detached family houses
11. Flats owned by housing association or council
12. Detached family homes
13. Ex-council properties
14. Houses in countryside
15. Small houses in small town

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

I will be no longer Berliner in..

July 31st, 2013
May 2013
M T W T F S S
« Apr   Jun »
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
%d bloggers like this: