Definition of Stratification:

  1. Hierarchical arrangement of a society into different layers (strata) on the basis of a distinguishing characteristic such as age, gender, life style, race, status.

  2. Classification of a mass of data (obtained from research or survey) into categories and sub-categories on the basis of one or more chosen criteria.

Synonyms of Stratification

Analysis, Arrangement, Cataloging, Categorization, Classification, Codification, Delamination, Desquamation, Division, Exfoliation, Filing, Flakiness, Foliation, Furfuration, Grading, Grouping, Indexing, Lamellation, Lamination, Pigeonholing, Placement, Ranging, Ranking, Rating, Scaliness, Sorting, Subdivision, Tabulation, Taxonomy, Typology

How to use Stratification in a sentence?

  1. The researchers used the results of their MTurk surveys to perform stratification analysis along a number of parameters including age, gender, and socioeconomic class.
  2. Stratification in society often occurs between classes of people based on income with lower and higher classes being divided geographically.
  3. The geologist used the precise stratification of the dig site to determine how old certain artifacts and human remains were.

Meaning of Stratification & Stratification Definition