Women Employees in Europe (1980)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Rabier, Jacques-René (Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften, Brüssel)
  • Riffault, Hélène (Faits et Opinions, Paris)
Publication Date
  • DIMARSO/INRA, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • Gallup Markedsanalyse, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • Institut de Sondages Lavialle, Issy-Les-Moulineaux (Data Collector)
  • Irish Marketing Surveys, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • Social Surveys (Gallup Poll), London (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Employment
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    Employment discrimination from the perspective of women. Topics: personal assessment of gender differences, in particular relative to the occupational situation; discrimination experienced personally as a woman in various situations of professional life and in the search for work; changes demanded to eliminate discrimination of women; assessment of the actual equal rights for men and women in professional life; judgement on the effectiveness of the efforts of the trade unions and the European Communities for equal rights for women; gender of colleagues and immediate superiors; judgement on one´s own vocational training; judgement on one´s own abilities at work; length of personal unemployment; frequency of voluntary interruptions of one´s professional life; age at starting to work; description of the job and position within the company; type and length of terms of employment; time worked each week; area of business; company size; membership in a trade union; city size. Demography: sex; marital status; school education; occupational training; further education; company size; household income; household composition; degree of urbanization.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-06 / 1980-07
Geographic Coverage
  • France (FR)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Ireland (IE)
Sampled Universe
Women 15 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Depending on country different sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3382
    Number of Variables: 55
The 3382 cases are distributed among the individual countries as follows: France 502 cases, Great Britain 610 cases, Germany 505 cases, Italy 525 cases, Netherlands 308 cases, Denmark 233 cases, Belgium 294 cases, Luxembourg 103 cases, Ireland 302 cases. Data provider: BASS.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1205 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Die Arbeitnehmerinnen in Europa: Wie sie die Diskriminierungen in der Welt der Arbeit sehen. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1980.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22