International Social Survey Programme: Work Orientations IV - ISSP 2015

Version
2.1.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • ISSP Research Group
Publication Date
2017-08-30
Contributor
  • Carton, Ann (Vlaamse Overheid, Studiedienst van de Vlaamse Regering (Research Centre of the Flemish Government), Brussels, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • Vanderkelen, Françoise (Walloon Institute of Assessment, Forecasting and Statistics (IWEPS), Namur, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • Gonzales T., Ricardo (Centro de Estudios Públicos (CEP), Santiage de Chile, Chile) (Researcher)
  • Marinović Jerolimov, Dinka (Institute for Social Research, Zagreb, Croatia) (Researcher)
  • Večerník, Jiří (Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Praha, Czech Republic) (Researcher)
  • Lund Clement, Sanne (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Andersen, Johannes (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Shamshiri-Petersen, Ditte (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Andersen, Jørgen G. (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Frederiksen, Morten (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Severin, Majbritt C. (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Holt, Steffen (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Nielsen, Alex S. (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Borregaard, Nicolaj (Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark) (Researcher)
  • Melin, Harri (University of Tampere, Finland) (Researcher)
  • Blom, Raimo (University of Tampere, Finland) (Researcher)
  • Gonthier, Frédéric (PACTE, Institut d´Etudes Politiques de Grenoble, Domaine Universitaire, Grenoble, France) (Researcher)
  • Forsé, Michel (Centre Maurice Halbwachs, Paris, France) (Researcher)
  • Clery, Liz (National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Phillips, Miranda (National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, Great Britain) (Researcher)
  • Jónsdóttir, Guðbjörg A. (Social Science Research Institute, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland) (Researcher)
  • Einarsson, Hafsteinn (Social Science Research Institute, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland) (Researcher)
  • Lewin-Epstein, Noah (B.I. and Lucille Cohen, Institute for public opinion research, Tel Aviv, Israel) (Researcher)
  • Aramaki, Hiroshi (NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Murata, Hiroko (NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan) (Researcher)
  • Niklass, Mareks (Advanced Social and Political Research Institute (ASPRI), University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia) (Researcher)
  • Krupavičius, Algis (Institute of Public Policy and Administration, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania) (Researcher)
  • Boxall, Peter (Auckland Business School, University of Auckland, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Humpage, Louise (Department of Sociology, University of Auckland, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • McMillan, Kate (School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Milne, Barry (Centre of Methods and Policy Application in the Social Sciences (COMPASS), University of Auckland, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Randow, Martin von (Centre of Methods and Policy Application in the Social Sciences (COMPASS), University of Auckland, New Zealand) (Researcher)
  • Kolsrud, Kirstine (Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD), Bergen, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Skjåk, Knut K. (Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD), Bergen, Norway) (Researcher)
  • Khakhulina, Ludmila (Levada-Center, Moscow, Russia) (Researcher)
  • Hafner-Fink, Mitja (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre (CJMMK), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) (Researcher)
  • Malnar, Brina (Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre (CJMMK), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) (Researcher)
  • Struwig, Jare (Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa) (Researcher)
  • Riedewald, Regien (Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname) (Researcher)
  • Edlund, Jonas (Department of Sociology, Umea University, Sweden) (Researcher)
  • Fu, Yang-chih (Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taipei City, Taiwan) (Researcher)
  • Briceño-León, Roberto (Laboratorio de Ciencias Sociales (LACSO), Caracas, Venezuela) (Researcher)
  • Bacher, Johann (Institute of Sociology, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria) (Researcher)
  • Höllinger, Franz (University of Graz, Austria) (Researcher)
  • Verwiebe, Roland (Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria) (Researcher)
  • Evans, Ann (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia) (Researcher)
  • Blunsdon, Betsy (Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Inc. (ACSPRI), Melbourne, Australia) (Researcher)
  • Li, Lulu (Renmin University of China, Beijing, China) (Researcher)
  • Wolf, Christof (GESIS Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Germany) (Researcher)
  • Roosalu, Triin (Institute of International and Social Studies, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia) (Researcher)
  • Kazjulja, Margarita (Institute of International and Social Studies, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia) (Researcher)
  • Kall, Kairit (Institute of International and Social Studies, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia) (Researcher)
  • Méndez Lago, Mónica (Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS), Madrid, Spain) (Researcher)
  • Tsuladze, Lia (Center for Social Sciences (CSS), Tbilisi, Georgia) (Researcher)
  • Kolosi, Tamás (TÁRKI Social Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary) (Researcher)
  • Deshmukh, Yashwant R. (CVoter News Services Pvt. Ltd., Noida, India) (Researcher)
  • Morones, César (Institute of Marketing and Opinion (IMO), Mexico) (Researcher)
  • Moran, Mauricio (Institute of Marketing and Opinion (IMO), Mexico) (Researcher)
  • Palacios, Felipe (Institute of Marketing and Opinion (IMO), Mexico) (Researcher)
  • Zieliński, Marcin W. (The Robert B. Zajonc Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw (ISS UW), Warsaw, Poland) (Researcher)
  • Jerzyński, Tomasz (The Robert B. Zajonc Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw (ISS UW), Warsaw, Poland) (Researcher)
  • Bahna, Miloslav (Institute for Sociology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia) (Researcher)
  • Smith, Tom W. (National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA) (Researcher)
  • Davern, Michael (National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA) (Researcher)
  • Freese, Jeremy (Northwestern University, Evanston, USA) (Researcher)
  • Hout, Michael (New York University, New York, USA) (Researcher)
  • Social Weather Stations, Quezon City, Philippines (Researcher)
  • FORS, c/o University of Lausanne, Switzerland (Researcher)
  • Research Centre of the Flemish Government, Brussels, and IWEPS, Namur, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • CADEM, Santiago de Chile, Chile (Data Collector)
  • GFK market research, Croatia (Data Collector)
  • STEM/MARK, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • Rambøll Denmark A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • Statistics Finland, Social Survey Unit, Helsinki, Finland (Data Collector)
  • PACTE-CNRS, Grenoble, France (Data Collector)
  • National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, Great Britain (Data Collector)
  • Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) – University of Iceland, Iceland (Data Collector)
  • B.I. and Lucille Cohen, Institute for public opinion research, Tel Aviv, Israel (Data Collector)
  • Central Research Services, Inc., Tokyo, Japan (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • Eurotela, Klaipėda, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • Centre of Methods and Policy Application in the Social Sciences (COMPASS), The University of Auckland, New Zealand (Data Collector)
  • TNS Gallup (contact and paper questionnaire administration) and Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD) (web questionnaire administration), Bergen, Norway (Data Collector)
  • Social Weather Stations, Quezon City, Philippines (Data Collector)
  • Levada-Center, Moscow, Russia (Data Collector)
  • Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre (CJMMK), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa (Data Collector)
  • Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname (Data Collector)
  • SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • M.I.S. Trend SA, Economic and social research institute, Lausanne, Switzerland (Data Collector)
  • Center for Survey Research, RCHSS, Academia Sinica, Taipei City, Taiwan (Data Collector)
  • Instituto Delphos, Caracas, Venezuela (Data Collector)
  • IFES, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Inc. (ACSPRI), Black Rock, Australia (Data Collector)
  • National Survey Research Center at Renmin University of China, Beijing, China (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Germany (Data Collector)
  • Saar Poll, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas (CIS), Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • Center for Social Sciences (CSS), Tbilisi, Georgia (Data Collector)
  • TÁRKI Social Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • CVoter News Services Pvt. Ltd., Noida, India (Data Collector)
  • Institute of Marketing and Opinion (IMO), Mexico (Data Collector)
  • Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS), Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, Chicago, United States (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Labour relations/conflict
    • Unemployment
    • Employment
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards work. Work orientation. Conflict and social exclusion. Subjective experience of job. Work satisfaction. Non-standard employment. Work life balance. Job and working flexibility. Human capital. Outcome of work. Employability, new job. Topics: work centrality (a job is just a way of earning money vs. would enjoy having a paid job even if the money is not needed); importance of selected demands of a job like job security, high income, etc. (work values); work life balance: willingness to give up good job opportunities for the benefit of the family; willingness to remain in a job that is not satisfying for the benefit of the family; conflict and social exclusion: experience of discrimination with regard to work, for instance when applying for a job; main reason for the discrimination; experience of harassment at the workplace by superiors or co-workers (for example bullying, physical or psychological abuse); solidarity and conflict with regard to trade unions (workers need strong trade unions to protect their interests vs. strong trade unions are bad for the country´s economy); preferred employment arrangements (full-time, part-time, less than 10 hours a week, no paid job at all); currently working for pay (employment status); preference for more work (and money) or for reduction in working hours (work longer hours and earn more money, work the same number of hours and earn the same money, or work fewer hours and earn less money); characteristics (social dimension) of own job; subjective experience of job: frequency of hard physical work and stressful work; non-standard employment: frequency of working at home during the usual working hours and working on weekends; job and working flexibility concerning starting and finishing times; non-standard employment: usual working schedule in the main job; job and working flexibility: organisation of daily work (free decision, decision within certain limits, no free decision); work life balance: difficult to take an hour off during working hours to take care of personal or family matters; demands of the job interfere with the family life and the demands of family life interfere with the job; human capital: usefulness of the abilities learned from past work experience for the present job; job training over the past twelve months to improve job skills; judgement on the relations between management and employees and the relations between workmates/ colleagues (working atmosphere); outcome of work: work satisfaction in the main job; identification with firm or organisation; occupational commitment (would change the present type of work for something different, proud of the present type of work); employability/ new job: expected difficulties in finding a new job at least as good as the current one; likeliness of job search in the next twelve months; worried about the possibility of losing own job; job and working flexibility: accepted concessions to avoid unemployment (acceptance of a job that requires new skills, acceptance of a lower paid position, acceptance of temporary employment, longer travel to reach the place of work, movement within the country, movement to a different country); existence of a side job in addition to the main job; earning from the additional job(s) in total compared with the main job. Respondents who are not currently employed were asked: ever worked for pay for one year or more; month and year the last paid job ended; work satisfaction in the last job; main reason for the end of last employment; interest in finding a paid job; expected difficulties in finding a new job; worried about the possibility of not finding a job; accepted concessions in order to get a job (acceptance of a job that requires new skills, acceptance of a lower paid position, acceptance of temporary employment, longer travel to reach the place of work, movement within the country, movement to a different country); job seeking activities in the past twelve months and training to improve own job skills; currently looking for a job; main source of economic support; worried about the possibility of losing this main economic support. Optional items: recent work histories: ever worked for pay over the past five years; experience of selected changes in working life (unemployment for a period longer than three months, change of the employer, change of the occupation, started own business/ became self-employed, took up an additional job); self-assessment of current financial situation; change of current financial situation compared to five years ago; expected financial situation in five years; attitude towards senior citizens´ work (good for the country´s economy, employed people aged 60 and over take jobs away from younger people). Optional background variable: self-assessment of physical and mental health. Additional compulsory background variable: age of the youngest child in the household. Demography: sex; age; year of birth; years in school; education (country specific); highest completed degree; work status; hours worked weekly; employment relationship; number of employees; supervision of employees; number of supervised employees; type of organisation: for-profit vs. non profit and public vs. private; occupation (ISCO-08); main employment status; living in steady partnership; union membership; religious affiliation or denomination (country specific); groups of religious denominations; attendance of religious services; top-bottom self-placement; vote in last general election; country specific party voted in last general election; party voted (left-right); self-assessed affiliation of ethnic group 1 and 2 (country specific); number of children; number of toddlers; size of household; earnings of respondent (country specific); family income (country specific); father´s and mother´s country of birth; marital status; place of living: urban – rural; region (country specific). Information about spouse/ partner on: work status; hours worked weekly; employment relationship; supervises other employees; occupation (ISCO-08); main employment status. Additionally encoded: respondent-ID number; date of interview (year, month, day); case substitution flag; mode of data collection; weight.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2015-10-14 / 2016-03-22
    Belgium
  • 2015-04-06 / 2015-05-03
    Chile
  • 2016-07-01 / 2016-07-26
    Croatia
  • 2015-03-31 / 2015-05-20
    Czech Republic
  • 2016-05-15 / 2016-07-19
    Denmark
  • 2015-09-22 / 2015-12-16
    Finland
  • 2015-02 / 2015-09
    France
  • 2015-07-06 / 2015-11-06
    Great Britain
  • 2016-05-26 / 2016-08-31
    Iceland
  • 2015-12-23 / 2016-04-05
    Israel
  • 2015-10-24 / 2015-11-01
    Japan
  • 2015-10-08 / 2015-12-01
    Lithuania
  • 2016-08-27 / 2016-09-25
    Latvia
  • 2015-07-08 / 2015-11-16
    New Zealand
  • 2015-10-20 / 2016-01-06
    Norway
  • 2016-03-16 / 2016-03-20
    Philippines
  • 2015-03-26 / 2015-03-31
    Russia
  • 2015-11-14 / 2016-02-23
    Slovenia
  • 2015-10-01 / 2016-03-01
    South Africa
  • 2015-06-24 / 2017-02-02
    Suriname
  • 2016-04-01 / 2016-05-11
    Sweden
  • 2015-02-12 / 2015-07-10
    Switzerland
  • 2015-02-08 / 2015-11-01
    Taiwan
  • 2015-01-19 / 2015-02-08
    Venezuela
  • 2015-07-09 / 2016-08-16
    Austria
  • 2015-08-17 / 2016-04-14
    Australia
  • 2015-07-01 / 2015-10-31
    China
  • 2016-04-05 / 2016-09-17
    Germany
  • 2015-09 / 2015-10
    Estonia
  • 2016-04-11 / 2016-06-29
    Spain
  • 2016-06-05 / 2016-07-23
    Georgia
  • 2015-10-16 / 2015-10-23
    Hungary
  • 2017-02-22 / 2017-04-06
    India
  • 2017-02-10 / 2017-04-03
    Mexico
  • 2015-03-01 / 2015-06-26
    Poland
  • 2016-09-11 / 2016-10-29
    Slovakia
  • 2016-04-05 / 2016-11-19
    United States
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Chile (CL)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Israel (IL)
  • Japan (JP)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • New Zealand (NZ)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Philippines (PH)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • South Africa (ZA)
  • Suriname (SR)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Switzerland (CH)
  • Taiwan (TW)
  • Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Australia (AU)
  • China (CN)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Georgia (GE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • India (IN)
  • Mexico (MX)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • United States (US)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 18 years and older Exception: Finland (15 to 74 years), Estonia (15 years and over), Japan (16 years and over), Norway (18 to 79 years), South Africa (16 years and over) and Suriname (21 to 74 years)
Sampling
Probability: Simple random; Probability: Systematic random; Probability: Stratified; Probability: Stratified: Proportional; Probability: Stratified: Disproportional; Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Simple Random Sample Probability Sample: Systematic Random Sample Probability Sample: Stratified Sample Probability Sample: Stratified Sample: Proportional Probability Sample: Stratified Sample: Disproportional Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Telephone interview
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Computer-assisted (CASI)
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview) Face-to-face interview: PAPI (Paper and Pencil Interview) Self-administered questionnaire: Paper Self-administered questionnaire: CASI (Computer Assisted Self-Interview) Self-administered questionnaire: CAWI (Computer Assisted Web Interview) Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 442
Note
Number of respondents for each country, first release: Belgium: 2141; Chile: 1433; Croatia: 1000; Czech Republic: 1435; Denmark: 1138; Finland: 1203; France: 1224; Great Britain: 1793; Iceland: 1126; Israel: 1248; Japan: 1573; Latvia: 1002; Lithuania: 1127; New Zealand: 901; Norway: 1550; Philippines: 1200; Russia: 1596; Slovenia: 1023; South Africa: 2940; Suriname: 1017; Sweden: 1162; Switzerland: 1235; Taiwan: 2031; Venezuela: 1007 Number of respondents for additional countries in the final release (incl. update for Suriname): Austria: 1001; Australia: 1211; China: 1795; Germany: 1687; Estonia: 1207; Spain: 1834; Georgia: 1487; Hungary: 1003; India: 1336; Mexico: 1141; Poland: 2112; Slovakia: 1150; Suriname: 1139; United States: 1477
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6770 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
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Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 21 | Registration Date: 2017-08-30