263-Social and religious professionals

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Social and religious professionals
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Job Description: 
Social and related professionals conduct research, improve or develop concepts, theories and operational methods, or apply knowledge relating to philosophy, politics, economics, sociology, anthropology, history, philology, languages, psychology, and other social sciences, or they provide social services to meet the needs of individuals and families in a community.

Main Tasks include -

  • formulating and applying solutions to present or projected economic, political or social problems
  • researching into and analyzing past events and activities and tracing the origin and evolution of the human race
  • studying the origin and development of languages, or translating or interpreting them
  • studying mental processes and behaviour of individuals and groups
  • providing social services
  • preparing scholarly papers and reports. Supervision of other workers may be included.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

2631 Economists
2632 Sociologists, anthropologists and related professionals
2633 Philosophers, historians and political scientists
2634 Psychologists
2635 Social work a