Unemployed in East Berlin 1993

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Privatinstitut fuer angewandte Demographie, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Unemployment
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Income, property and investment/saving
  • Abstract

    Current social situation of the unemployed. Topics: Length and reasons for unemployment; activity exercised, branch of the economy and place of work before 1989; change of job and activity exercised after 1989; type of terms of employment before unemployment; frequency and length of unemployment after 1989; number of unemployed in household; job chances; preferred work area and occupation; number of applications; sources of information; number of current applications; importance of occupation characteristics in search for work; participation in retraining measures; reasons for non-participation; employment in a job creation measure; length and area of this measure; work values (scale); unexpected lottery winning; reasons to go to work; significance of work (scale); partner giving up personal career; giving up career for partner; job chances; readiness to move for a steady job; maximum travel distance; economic situation at beginning of unemployment; composition of household income.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    Eastern Germany: Berlin, employment office district VII (Prenzlauer Berg, Pankow and Weissensee)
Sampled Universe
Unemployed visiting the employment office in the survey period.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 632
    Number of Variables: 224
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6481 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Schulz, V.: Arbeitslos in Ostberlin. Zur aktuellen sozialen Situation Arbeitsloser im Frühjahr 1993. In: Privatinstitut für angewandte Demographie GmbH Berlin (Hrsg.), Heft 3/1993, Berlin. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2003.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 81 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22