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ISCO-08-code: 
5212

ISCO 08 Code 5212     Street food salespersons            

Lead Statement

Street food salespersons prepare and sell, or sell previously prepared, hot or cold foods and beverages ready for immediate consumption in streets and public places such as stations, cinemas, or theatres.

Task statement

Tasks include:

  • obtaining permission or a licence,  where required, to sell food and drinks on the street or in a public place;
  • obtaining food and drinks for sale;
  • preparing, either beforehand or on the spot, food and drinks for sale;
  • loading and unloading, pushing, pedalling or carrying hand-cart, truck, tray or basket to bring food and drinks to the desired place in the street, or to public places such as stations or cinemas;
  • displaying and selling food and drinks and accepting payment.

Included occupations

  • Street food vendor
  • Hawker (food)

Excluded occupations

  • Cook - 5122
  • Fast food preparer - 9411
  • Food service counter attendant - 5246
  • Street vendor (excluding food) - 9520

Notes

  • Vendors from street and market stalls of fresh food products not intended for immediate consumption (such as fruit, vegetables, meat and dairy products) are classified in unit group 5211 Stall and market salespersons. 
  • Vendors from street and market stalls of a variety of prepared meals and food items for immediate consumption are classified in unit group 5246, Food service counter attendants. 
  • Vendors in streets and public places of food and beverages for immediate consumption from pushcarts, trucks, trays or baskets are classified in unit group 5212, Street food salespersons. 
  • Vendors in streets and public places of non-food items (or of pre-packaged non-perishable food items such as confectionary) from pushcarts, trucks, trays or baskets are classified in unit group 9520, Street vendors (excluding food). 
  • Workers who prepare simple food items for immediate consumption, such as hamburger cooks, but have limited direct contact with clients, are classified in unit group 9411, Fast food preparers.
  • If adapting these categories to national circumstances please note that the aim of separately identifying vendors of food items for immediate consumption is to ensure that jobs that require skills in service, basic preparation and hygienic handling of food are identified.  Food service counter attendants generally serve a wider range of more elaborate products and meals than Street food salespersons and do not generally transport food using or sell food from equipment such as hand carts, bicycles or baskets.

ISCO 88 Code(s) 9111

(NCvB; Mei 2010)