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Classification - FEOR’08

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Short description

The standard classification of occupations (FEOR) classifies the occupations based on the professional nature of the activities considering skills and qualifications needed for the particular occupation.

FEOR’08 short description (pdf, 22 KB)


Code numbers and descriptions of the items of classification

FEOR’08 structure (pdf, 246 KB)

Explanatory notes

The explanatory notes determine the contents of the classification items. They help find the appropriate category in the classification.
Explanatory notes are available only in Hungarian.

Search engine

It supports the quick search in the classification. After searching by code number or text, it displays those items of the classification that contain the relevant code number or text.
The search engine is available only in Hungarian.


Principles and rules of the classification to be applied.
The Methodological instructions of HSCO–08 provide an overview of the course of revision of HSCO–93, the main characteristics of the application of HSCO–08, the main aspects of the classification of occupations and its special cases of classification.

Methodology (pdf, 346 KB)

Correspondence tables

Conversion key between the items of the current version of classification and those of the previous version.
The translation key contains the HSCO 08 counterpart of each HSCO 93 occupation. Some of the FEOR 93 occupations only partially correspond to the FEOR 08 occupations so the user has to consider that the given FEOR 93 occupation belongs to which FEOR 08 occupation.

FEOR’93-FEOR’08 correspondence tables (pdf, 58 KB)

Legal basis

Legislation ordering the use of the classification:

The Hungarian Standard Classification of Occupations, 2008 (HSCO–08) came into force in 1 January 2011 according to Statement No. 7/2010 of the President of the HCSO. (pdf, 241 KB)

Predecessor classification (Old versions)

Previous versions of the classification can be found here

FEOR’93 (pdf, 367 KB)

International version of classification

Four-digit system of the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-08) and the related Methodological documentation

Correspondence table between the elements of the recent valid Hungarian and international versions of the classification

FEOR’08-ISCO-08 correspondence tables (pdf, 85 KB)

ISCO-08-FEOR’08 correspondence tables (pdf, 86 KB)

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