Dataset: Election Study 1987 (Panel Study)

Variable V484: 3: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 third wave interview



German Question Text

Values Categories N
0 TNZ,CODE 07-10 I S.G 802
 41.0%
1 KLEINERE SELBST 65
 3.3%
2 MITTLERE SELBST 10
 0.5%
3 GROESSERE SELBSTAEND 1
 0.1%
4 FREIE BERUFE 17
 0.9%
5 AUSFUEHRENDE ANGEST 237
 12.1%
6 QUALIF. ANGESTELLTE 197
 10.1%
7 WISSENSCH. ANGEST 18
 0.9%
8 LEITENDE ANGESTELLTE 32
 1.6%
9 BEAMTE, EINFACH 16
 0.8%
10 BEAMTE, MITTLERER 42
 2.1%
11 BEAMTE, GEHOBENER 28
 1.4%
12 BEAMTE, HOEHERER 20
 1.0%
13 UNGELERNTE 144
 7.4%
14 FACHARBEITER 284
 14.5%
15 LANDARBEITER 6
 0.3%
16 KL. LANDWIRTE 15
 0.8%
17 MITTLERE LANDWIRTE 9
 0.5%
18 GROSSE LANDWIRTE 1
 0.1%
99 KA 10
 0.5%

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1954
Missing cases 0
This variable is numeric

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