Qualification and Course of Employment 1985/86

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB), Berlin
  • Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB) der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Vocational education
    • Social and occupational mobility
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
gainful occupation; firm; working conditions; machine work; job history
  • Abstract

    Determination of qualification and course of professional career. The investigation is divided into the following sections: 1. Current employment 2. Education and training 3. Further education and retraining 4. Mobility Topics: 1. Current employment: working hours; professional position; branch of economy and area of economy; company size and occupation exercised; major areas of activity; functions as superior; materials used for work; income; place of acquiring qualification for the current occupation; satisfication with occupation (scale); working conditions and stress; year of first employment; participation, qualification and acceptance of use of program-controlled materials for work (only for a sub-group). 2. Education and training: school education; final degree and year of conclusion; conclusion of school vocational training; conclusion of company vocational training; occupation learned; company size and economic area of the training company; remaining with or departing from the training company and reasons for leaving; utility of training. 3. Further education and retraining: participation in courses of occupational further education and retraining within the last five years both within and outside of the company; type and topics of the courses; course duration. 4. Mobility: change of occupation and changes in occupational situation connected with this; reasons for the change of occupation; time of first as well as last change of occupation; occupation last practiced; change of occupation and change of employer or job; connection of training, further education, use of knowledge, use of technology and health with the change of occupation; moving for occupational reasons; length of employment with current employer; degree of possible employment disability.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985-10 / 1986-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German workers between the ages of 15 to 65 years, excluding trainees, soldiers and assisting family members.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample (random route procedure)
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 26361
    Number of Variables: 192
Survey unit: adults; teenagers### The study is part of a trend survey. The survey, conducted in 1979, is archived under ZA Study No. 1243.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1790 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • BIBB (Type: FDZ)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1790
  • Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung; Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit (Hrsg.): Neue Technologien: Verbreitungsgrad, Qualifikation und Arbeitsbedingungen. Analysen aus der BIBB/IAB-Erhebung 1985/86. Nürnberg: Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, 1987. (Beiträge zur Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, BeitrAB 118)

Update Metadata: 2020-12-02 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2016-06-23