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NS-Forced Labour in the ´Third Reich´

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Spoerer, Mark (Universität Hohenheim)
Publication Date
2003
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    On the occasion of compensation negotiations of former forced-laborers, who had to work for the German war economy during the Second World War, the demand for quantitative information increased. In this context regularly published statistical censuses run by the Nazi work administration office on foreign workers are important. The Reich’s ministry of work, the state and district employment offices published statistical overviews on a regular basis. Unfortunately these publications, which are an important source e.g. for regional studies, are not completely available anymore. Therefore the underlying data only refers to foreign civil workers and their distribution to different labor market districts in September of 1944. The author emphasizes that the numbers only represent the lower boundaries of the actual total number of all foreign civil workers. There is little information on fluctuation over time; therefore the total number of civil forced laborers of a certain district cannot by derived by the given numbers. Variables: - Foreign workers and employees by sex and in total, by employment office districts
Temporal Coverage
  • 1944
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
Collection Mode
  • Official labor market statistics of the German Reich
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 4
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8165 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Spoerer, Mark: NS-Zwangsarbeiter im Deutschen Reich. Eine Statistik vom 30. September 1944 nach Arbeitsamtsbezirken. In: Vierteljahreshefte für Zeitgeschichte, 4/2001.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-19 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Spoerer, Mark (2003): NS-Zwangsarbeiter im Deutschen Reich. Eine Statistik vom 30. September 1944 nach Arbeitsamtsbezirken. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8165