Ascribed StatusNationality, ethnicity, physical characteristics such as height
Brand TribesAssociation with a brand and the culture surrounding it.
Causes / Protest MovementsIdentifying with social movements, causes, political fads
CelebrityActors, athletes, social media influencers
Corporate PowerBoard of directors, CEO, executives
FamilyMembers of high status families.
InstitutionsAssociation with high status institutions such as a top university.
LeadershipPositions of authority / influence over others
Lifestyle TribesLifestyle tribes such as minimalists.
LocationLiving in prestigious cities / neighbourhoods
Political PowerPoliticians, government representatives, public administrators
ProfessionsDoctor, CEO, Lawyer, Judge, Scientist, Professor
Social ClassUpper Class, Bourgeoisie, Nouveau Riche, Academia
Super Culture / SubcultureSports, recreation, music ...
Traditional CultureReligious figures, traditional craftspeople, traditional performers
Trend SymbolsAssociation with the newest thing such as a fitness trend.
Wealth SymbolsOwners of expensive cars and other symbols of wealth.
|Overview: Status Groups|
A perceived group of people who are strongly associated with a particular social status.