Employee Survey 1980/81

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Helberger, Christof (SFB 3, Mikroanalytische Grundlagen der Gesellschaftspolitik, an den Universitaeten Frankfurt und Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Employment
    • Social conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Judgement on occupational situation. Topics: education data; hours each week; overtime; type of overtime pay; reason for overtime; occupational further education; participation in further education events; detailed information on professional career; reasons for change of occupation; characterization of burdens from current and earlier employment; job satisfaction in current as well as in previous occupation (scale); impact of unemployment and assessment of current job security; personal chances in job market; satisfaction with income; major reasons for acceptance of current occupation; assessment of prospects of promotion; recognition experienced at work; possible damages from sloppy work; interest in self-employment; major reason for termination of employment before reaching retirement age or reasons for continuing to work after reaching the age limit; work orientation; fair income; receipt of income dependent on preformance; reasons for increases in wage or salary received; payments in excess of the usual monthly salary; detailed determination of sources of income of all persons in the household; assets; interest in reduction in number of hours each week; side jobs; demographic information on members of the household; leisure activities in youth; position in sibling sequence; social origins; identification as seriously disabled in war; party preference (Sunday question); date of birth; presence at home in the last three days. Interviewer rating: presence of other persons during the interview; intervention of these persons in the course of the interview; reliability and willingness of respondent to cooperate. Also encoded was: sex of interviewer; age of interviewer; type of building; length of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-10 / 1981-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Non-self-employed employees
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2057
    Number of Variables: 711
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1735 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Kortmann, Klaus; Merz, Joachim: Bericht über die Forschungstätigkeit der ersten Phase 1979 1981 Frankfurt/Mannheim: SFB 3, Mikroanalytische Grundlagen der Gesellschaftspolitik, 1981

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22