Readiness of Small and Secondary Occupation Farmers for Retraining

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Agrarsoziale Gesellschaft, Göttingen
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    The intents of small and secondary occupation farmers regarding development of their companies as well as readiness for retraining in agricultural families. Topics: Family members involved in non-agricultural employment and classification according to primary and secondary occupational activities; family members helping; intended change of occupation and activity sought; conditions for which one would be ready for retraining; education sought for children, differentiating according to agricultural and non-agricultural occupations; reasons for the occupational goals; company size; readiness to give up the agricultural company or reduce its size on change of occupation; contacts with the employment office regarding personal retraining or search for work and for vocational training of the children; daily working hours; means of transport used. Demography: age; sex; occupation; employment; size of household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-03 / 1969-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
Sampled Universe
Agricultural company owners or husbands of women company owners.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1950
Company managers of agricultural companies were interviewed. The company managers were asked to provide information not only about themselves and their spouse but also about further persons (maximum 7) belonging to the agricultural company.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0585 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22