Definition of socio-economic in English:

socio-economic

Line breaks: socio-econom¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌsəʊsɪəʊiːkəˈnɒmɪk
 
, ˌsəʊʃɪəʊ-/

adjective

Relating to or concerned with the interaction of social and economic factors: socio-economic change people in lower socio-economic groups
More example sentences
  • There can be no denying the correlation between socio-economic factors and academic success.
  • The more mobile a person is, the wider the circle of socio-economic interaction that would be available to him.
  • The key factor in socio-economic developments in the early modern period was changes in population movements.

Derivatives

socio-economically

adverb
More example sentences
  • We have made the point several times that the people bearing the brunt of crime live mostly in socio-economically depressed areas.
  • In theory, all public schools throughout the state, whether located in socio-economically disadvantaged regions, isolated rural districts or better-off metropolitan suburbs, were allocated teachers on a common basis.
  • For both studies, participants were recruited from 3 primary care practices in geographically and socio-economically distinct regions of suburban Melbourne.

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