leo. - Level-One Study (Level One)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Buddeberg, Klaus (Universität Hamburg)
  • Grotlüschen, Anke (Universität Hamburg)
  • Riekmann, Wibke (Universität Hamburg)
  • Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Bonn/Berlin
Publication Date
  • TNS Infratest Sozialforschung, Munich (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Person, Personality, Role
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • In-job training
    • Life-long/continuing education
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Social conditions and indicators
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
mother tongue; gainful employment; gainful occupation; course of education; multilingualism; reading literacy; writing literacy
  • Abstract

    The Level One Study is analyzing the level of functional illiteracy. Topics Learning at an adult age. Occupational status. Characteristica of main professional occupation. Participation in regular education (Part 1: school, part 2: professional training). Educational background. Use of information and communication technology. Language skills. Current life situation and coping with life problem.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-03-02 / 2010-07-27
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
leo-AES: individuals in private households aged between 18 and 64 leo-additional survey: individuals in private households aged between 18 and 64, who hold degrees similar to a Certificate of Secondary Education, have a lower educational level, or hold no educational degree
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: The net sample comprises 7.035 individuals, complemented with an additional sample of 1.401 individuals from the lower educational stratum. The selection of individuals for the AES questions was done using a multistage, three level random sample (ADM standard). For the additional sample individuals were randomly chosen from the TNS Infratest panelist pool. These individuals hold degrees similar to a Certificate of Secondary Education, participated in omnibus surveys between 2008 and 2010, and were willing to participate in another suvrey.
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
  • Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 596
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5365 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Jäckle, Robert; Rosenbladt, Bernhard von; Strauß, Alexandra: Leo.- Level-One Studie: Literalität von Erwachsenen auf den unteren Kompetenzniveaus. Methodenbericht München: TNS Infrastest Sozialforschung 2010
  • Grotlüschen, Anke; Riekmann, Wibke (Hrsg.): Alphabetisierung und Grundbildung. Funktionaler Analphabetismus in Deutschland. Ergebnisse der ersten leo.-Level-One Studie. Band 10. Münster: Waxmann Verlag, 2012

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 28 | Registration Date: 2014-05-07