Socioeconomic status (SES) is the social standing or class of an individual or group. It is often measured as a combination of education, income, family background, upbringing and occupation.

    Commonly used in online forums in Singapore, the term ‘low SES’ is used to diss netizens on their lifestyle choices ranging from their meals, the car they drive, the work they do, even their place of residence.

    In modern Singapore, it’s the invisible caste system that seeks to divide the country.


    James has a sister in law that thinks she is a class above everyone else. Everything she does is upper class and she thinks James don’t deserve to be part of the family.

    However, James soon realised that even her high and mighty sister in law is willing to go low, down and dirty in order to get what she needs.


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