Depending on your social group, your chances (%) are:

Forward Caste

0

Backward Caste

0

Scheduled Caste

0

Scheduled Tribe

0

What is the likelihood (%) of a son becoming anything else, if his father's occupation falls under the category "" ?

Agriculture and other labourers
Lower Skilled Occupations
Higher Skilled Occupations
Farmers
Clerical ond Other Workers
Professionals

Higher achievements, bigger gains in occupational status and income levels, have been elusive for all but a limited few.

There is higher occupational mobility among forward castes than among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

There is a higher prevalence of sharp movements down the social status ladder among Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe sons.

There is much greater occupational mobility in urban areas than in rural areas.

Scheduled Caste individuals are likely to have low social status regardless of the skill requirements of their caste-based occupations.

For historically disadvantaged communities, the risk of a sharp descent is between 3.5 and 4 times higher in India today than it was in Victorian Britain.

Read the article to see observed trends in rural-urban occupational mobility, make comparisons with other countries, and understand prospects and risks of upward or downward mobility.

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