On the Job Situation of Foreign Workers (6 Companies in the Ruhr Area and Stuttgart Region)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sozialforschung Brög, München
Publication Date
  • Sozialforschung Broeg, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    The job situation of foreign workers in selected companies of the production sector. Topics: Impact of problems of foreign workers; reasons for change of job; participation in further education courses, length of training at work; working conditions and burdens at work; characteristics of job; frequency of change of company; special bonuses; wage form; assembly line work; shift work; actual and desired amount of overtime; reasons for a personal termination and criteria in the search for a new job; type of job placement used; financial support of family members remaining at home; savings habits and savings goal; moving frequency. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); school education; further education; professional position; employment; income; household income.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-04 / 1978-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    selected cities in the FRG
Sampled Universe
Foreign workers from 6 companies in the Ruhr area and the Stuttgart region as well as a course on occupational further education.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1034
The respondents received a questionnaire in the respective national language. ZA Study Nos. 0983 and 1043 to 1045 also belong to the project group.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0984 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22