MIDDLE CLASS IN ROMANIA FOR THE LAST THREE DECADES
In this article is presented the evolution of the middle class in Romania, for the last three decades. Middle class is a layer of the social structure which is situated between the base and the top.
The analysis is refering, in principal, to the active population; two indicators are used to define: an education of at least high school level and nonmanual ocupations.
At the country level, several layers (subclasses) of the middle class were identified, from the congruent one, that meet both criteria to those meeting only one of them.
Keywords: middle class; ocupation; education; social structure.