Dataset: Election Study 1987 (Panel Study)

Variable V179: 1: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



German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 KLEINERE SELBST 73
 4.4%
2 MITTLERE SELBST 38
 2.3%
3 GROESSERE SELBSTAEND 2
 0.1%
4 FREIE BERUFE 23
 1.4%
5 AUSFUEHRENDE ANGEST 333
 19.9%
6 QUALIF. ANGESTELLTE 332
 19.8%
7 WISSENSCH. ANGEST 34
 2.0%
8 LEITENDE ANGESTELLTE 48
 2.9%
9 BEAMTE, EINFACH 26
 1.6%
10 BEAMTE, MITTLERER 48
 2.9%
11 BEAMTE, GEHOBENER 42
 2.5%
12 BEAMTE, HOEHERER 21
 1.3%
13 UNGELERNTE 208
 12.4%
14 FACHARBEITER 403
 24.0%
15 LANDARBEITER 12
 0.7%
16 KL. LANDWIRTE 21
 1.3%
17 MITTLERE LANDWIRTE 12
 0.7%
18 GROSSE LANDWIRTE 0
 0.0%
0 TNZ,CODE 07-10 I S.G 262
99 KA 16

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1676
Missing cases 278
This variable is numeric

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