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IAB Employee Sample 1975-1997 - Regional File

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Blien, Uwe (IAB-Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg)
  • Bender, Stefan (IAB-Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg)
  • Haas, Anette (IAB-Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg)
  • Möller, Joachim (Universität Regensburg)
  • Ludsteck, Johannes (Universität Regensburg)
Publication Date
  • Bundesanstalt fuer Arbeit, Nuernberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Social welfare systems/structures
  • Abstract

    Employee statistics based on employment information reported to the social security provider by companies. Topics: 1. information about the terms of employment of the insured: identification number; number of report; totals of reports; type of employment and type of benefit; reason for report; duration of employment; employment year; begin and end of employment; year of birth; sex; marital status; number of children; school and vocational training; occupational position; citizenship; occupation; gross pay per day. 2. information about the company of the employee: East or West region (since 1992); business class; microcensus district region (company location); multiple employment and number of such employees; company number; number for multiple employment.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975 / 1997
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    old states incl. West Berlin and since 1992 Eastern Germany
Sampled Universe
Workers and employees subject to mandatory social security
Sampling Procedure Comment: One percent (anonymized) sample
Collection Mode
  • Data from processing records of the social security providers for workers and employees
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 589829
    Number of Variables: 28
Further data sets from of the series of the IAB employee sample are archived under ZA Study Nos. 2640, 2842 and 3136.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3348 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Haas, Anette: Die IAB-Regionalstichprobe 1975-1997. In: ZA-Information 48, 2000, S. 128-141.
  • Bender, Stefan; Haas, Anette; Klose, Christoph: IAB Employment Subsample 1975-1995, Schmollers Jahrbuch, Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 2000, 120, 4, S.649-662.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 241 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Blien, Uwe; Bender, Stefan; Haas, Anette; Möller, Joachim; Ludsteck, Johannes (2001): IAB-Beschäftigtenstichprobe 1975-1997 - Regionalfile. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.