A social institution is an important human organization in a culture group that helps a society to survive by adopting all type of changes in the society.

1.       A social institution is an important human organization in a culture group that helps a society to survive by adopting all type of changes in the society. Sociologists have identified government, religion, education, economy and family as the five basic social institutions that are necessary for a society to survive because these all are necessary for us from birth to death. Family is the primary institution. The children seek the basic ethics from their families in early childhood. We can say that social institutions are life for people in the society to survive.