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Adult Education Survey (AES 2016 - Germany)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), Berlin
Publication Date
2018-09-11
Contributor
  • Kantar Public, München (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Education
    • Life-long/continuing education
    • Vocational education
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
Description
  • Abstract

    Educational activities in the course of life. Access to information on learning and training opportunities. 1. Job-related information; 2. Characteristics of the main professional activity; 3. Educational background: attendance of regular courses of study: a) school education, b) vocational training; 4. Participation in various forms of learning in the last 12 months: Formal Education (FED); 5. Non-formal Education (NFE); 6. Information on selected continuing education activities; 7. (Further) education barriers; 8. Access to (further) education; 9. Informal learning (INF); 10. Social participation as a learning opportunity; 11. Foreign language skills. Demography: sex; age (year of birth, month of birth, age open and grouped); first language learned in childhood (mother tongue); mother tongue(s) if bilingual; German nationality; migration background; other nationality; born in Germany; other country of birth; continuous in Germany; number of years in Germany; age when moving to Germany; household type; living together with a partner; age of partner; marital status; children; total number of children; number and age of children in the household; children under 5 years in the household; children from 6 to 14 years in the household; other persons in the household; age group of other persons in the household (household size and household composition); net household income; satisfaction with household income; information on parents: born in Germany; country of birth of parents (migration background); school education and professional or academic education. Additionally coded: ID (respondent and courses); city size (BIK); west-east; weighting factors and raising factors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2016-07-01 / 2016-10-26
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Resident population of the Federal Republic of Germany aged 18 to 69 in private households
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 2216
Note
Three data sets are available: a data set based on the respondents (AES personal data set), a data set based on the continuing education events named by the respondents (event-related AES data set, non-formal education/NFE) and a data set Informal Learning (INF, informal learning or self-learning). The sample of the German AES 2016 (this study ZA6887: Adult Education Survey (AES 2016 - Germany) was extended by an additional sample of persons with migration background as well as some additional questions. This study is archived under ZA6986: Survey on Further Education of Persons with Migration Background (AES-Migra 2016). Based on the extended overall sample, for the first time more precise statements on the educational participation of adults with migration background are possible.
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6887 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Kantar Public: Weiterbildungsverhalten in Deutschland AES 2016, Materialband 4: Codierung nach der ISCED-Fields. München: 2018
  • Kantar Public: Erhebung zum Weiterbildungsverhalten in Deutschland 2016 (AES 2016), Materialband 2: Personenbezogene tabellarische Auswertungen. München: 2018
  • Kantar Public: Erhebung zum Weiterbildungsverhalten in Deutschland 2016 (AES 2016), Materialband 3: Aktivitätsbezogene tabellarische Auswertungen. München: 2018
  • Kantar Public: Erhebung zum Weiterbildungsverhalten in Deutschland 2016 (AES 2016): Handbuch zur Datennutzung. München: 2018

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2018-09-11

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), Berlin (2018): Adult Education Survey (AES 2016 - Germany). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.13135