Long-Time Unemployed in the District Neubrandenburg, 1st Wave 1994

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie, Berlin
Publication Date
  • SIGMA-Institut, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Unemployment
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • Abstract

    The individual situation in life, attitudes and behaviors of long-time unemployed in a region lacking in infrastructure. Topics: Length of unemployment; earlier activity; agreement of occupation learned and activity exercised; last employer; reasons for one's own unemployment; earlier times of unemployment; future concerns; life planning; activities exercised on a weekday and their duration; changes of financial situation; importance of work; personal change from unemployment; chances on the job market; job corresponding to qualification; personal prerequisites for search for work; willingness to compromise regarding the conditions of a new job; maximum route to work; number and addressee of applications up to now; number of current applications; expected future occupation situation; sources of information for job offers; factors of significance in the search for work; participation in further education and retraining and reasons for non-participation; readiness to participate in a qualification measure and reasons for this; participation in job creation measures (ABM) since 1990; frequency of reporting with the employment office; official handling one's case at the employment office; judgement on the achievements of the employment office; number of positions offered; reasons for rejection; size of circle of friends and change since unemployment; places of meeting with friends and topics of conversation; change of family life; further members of household impacted by unemployment, retraining, further education or ABM; preferred party for solving the economic problems; trust in institutions; effects of a possible Lotto prize on search for work; stand on illicit work of unemployed; form of property of residence; composition of household income; personal income before unemployment; financial opportunities to satisfy needs; Sunday question.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-05-20 / 1994-07-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
    Eastern Germany: district Neubrandenburg
Sampled Universe
Persons who at the time of survey had been unemployed for at least a year without interruption.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Two-stage sampling procedure
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 400
    Number of Variables: 297
The 2nd wave (1995) of the study "Long-Time Unemployed in the District Neubrandenburg" is archived under ZA Study No. 6570.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6569 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Schulz, V.: Die arbeitsmarktpolitischen und sozialen Dimensionen des Transformationsprozesses - dargestellt am Problem der Langzeitarbeitslosigkeit in der Region Neubrandenburg. In: Gans, P.; Kemper, F.-J. (Hrsg.): Mobilität und Migration in Deutschland. Beiträge zur Tagung des Arbeitskreises Bevölkerungsgeographie des Verbandes der Geographen an Deutschen Hochschulen am 15. und 16. September 1994 in Erfurt, Erfurter Geographische Studien, Heft 3, Erfurt 1995. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2051.
  • Schulz, V.: Langzeitarbeitslosigkeit in Ostdeutschland - ein neues soziales Problem und dessen Konsequenzen. IFAD-Edition. Hrsg: Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie Berlin. Heft 16 1995. Berlin 1995. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2050.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22