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CIOB Social Mobility Survey

Survey of British working adults on behalf of the CIOB on the topic of social mobility

  • British adults generally perceive their social status, economic status and / or educational level to be equal to or higher than their parents.
  • Virtually all of the elements of the built environment tested are seen to have a high impact on social and / or economic mobility.

Date Published: 19/12/2016

Categories: Education | Public and communities | Social | UK

Client: The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)


ComRes interviewed 1,094 working adults in Great Britain online between the 17th and 18th August 2016. Data were weighted to be representative of all working adults in Britain by age, gender, region, socio-economic grade and working status (full-time/part-time).

  1. CIOB_Social-Mobility-Research_Working-Adults-Survey_August-2016_TABLES 0.02 MB.

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