2011 Output Area Classifications (OAC)
OAC is a geodemographic that provides a summary of the built and population characteristics of areas. These groupings are called clusters are derived from 2011 census data. The area classifications are hierarchical classifications, consisting of three tiers: supergroups, groups and subgroups. (Office For National Statistics); and have an open methodology: Gale, C, A. Singleton and P. Longley (2016). “Creating the 2011 area classification for output areas (2011 OAC)”. In: Journal of Spatial Information Science, pp. 1-27. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5311/JOSIS.2016.12.232.