Dataset: Election Study 1983 (Panel)

Variable V258: 2:OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

Literal Question

S.H (If R is or was employed) To which of these occupational
groups do you or did you) belong?
(Interviewer: Hand list S.3 to the respondent.)
01. Self-employed - lower level (e.g., small shop
keeper, craftsman)
02. Self-employed - medium level (e.g., proprietor of a
larger store, chief sales representative)
03. Owner or executive of a large business
04. Professional
05. Salaried white-collar employee - lower level (e.g.,
sales clerk, secretary)
06. Salaried white-collar employee - medium level
(e.g., accountant, cashier)
07. Salaried white-collar employee with university
education ('wissenschaftliche Angestellte')
08. Salaried white-collar employee in a managerial
position (e.g., department head, direction)
09. Civil servant - low level ('Beamte des einfachen
Dienstes')
10. Civil servant - medium level ('Beamte des mittleren
Dienstes')
11. Civil servant - high level ('Beamte des gehobenen
Dienstes')
12. Civil servant - highest level ('Beamte des hoeheren
Dienstes')
13. Semi-skilled or unskilled worker
14. Skilled worker
15. Farm worker
16. Farmer, small farm
17. Farmer, medium-sized farm
18. Farmer, large farm
99. NA
00. INAP., coded 07-10 in S.G; no second wave interview



German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 KLEINERE SELBSTAEND 45
 4.4%
2 MITTLERE SELBSTAEND 13
 1.3%
3 GROESSERE SELBST 2
 0.2%
4 FREIE BERUFE 6
 0.6%
5 AUSFUEHR ANGESTELLT 231
 22.7%
6 QUALIF ANGESTELLTE 186
 18.3%
7 WISSENSCHAFTL ANG 14
 1.4%
8 LEIT ANGESTELLTE 30
 2.9%
9 BEAMTE EINF DIENST 11
 1.1%
10 BEAMTE MITTL DIENST 45
 4.4%
11 BEAMTE GEH DIENST 21
 2.1%
12 BEAMTE HOEH DIENST 19
 1.9%
13 UNGELERNTE ARBEITER 146
 14.3%
14 FACHARBEITER 213
 20.9%
15 LANDARBEITER 6
 0.6%
16 KLEINER LANDWIRT 8
 0.8%
17 MITTLERER LANDWIRT 19
 1.9%
18 GROSSER LANDWIRT 3
 0.3%
0 TNZ 597
99 KA 7

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1018
Missing cases 604
This variable is numeric

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