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Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Germany - Prime Age (2012)

Resource Type
  • Solga, Heike (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Heisig, Jan Paul (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
Publication Date
  • TNS Infratest Sozialforschung, München (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Education
    • Life-long / continuing education
    • Labour and employment
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-08 / 2012-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Collection Mode
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 1408
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5951 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • PIAAC (Type: FDZ)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.12197
  • Heisig, J. P. und H. Solga (2014). Kompetenzen, Arbeitsmarkt- und Weiterbildungschancen von gering Qualifizierten in Deutschland: Befunde aus PIAAC. S. 11-31 in: Projektträger im Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (Hg.). Kompetenzen von gering Qualifizierten. Befunde und Konzepte. Bielefeld: W. Bertelsmann Verlag.
  • OECD. (2013c). Technical report of the Survey of Adult Skills. Paris: OECD.
  • Rammstedt, B. (Hrsg.) (2013): Grundlegende Kompetenzen Erwachsener im internationalen Vergleich: Ergebnisse von PIAAC 2012. Münster: Waxmann.
  • Zabal, A. et al. (2014). PIAAC Germany 2012: Technical Report. Münster: Waxmann.

Update Metadata: 2019-04-10 | Issue Number: 5 | Registration Date: 2015-11-18

Solga, Heike; Heisig, Jan Paul (2015): Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Germany - Prime Age (2012). Version: 1.1.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.