Dataset: Election Study 1987 (Trend Investigation)

Variable V343: 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 SELBSTÄNDIGE 628
 5.1%
2 MITTLERE SELBSTÄNDIGE 176
 1.4%
3 GRÖßERE SELBSTÄNDIGE 37
 0.3%
4 FREIE BERUFE 188
 1.5%
5 AUSFÜHR. ANGESTELLTE 2460
 19.9%
6 QUALIF. ANGESTELLTE 2412
 19.5%
7 WISSENSCH. ANGEST 228
 1.8%
8 LEITENDE ANGESTELLTE 368
 3.0%
9 BEAMTE, EINFACHE 157
 1.3%
10 BEAMTE, MITTLERE 468
 3.8%
11 BEAMTE, GEHOBENE 282
 2.3%
12 BEAMTE, HÖHERE 150
 1.2%
13 UNGELERNTE 1660
 13.4%
14 FACHARBEITER 2802
 22.7%
15 LANDARBEITER 101
 0.8%
16 KLEINE LANDWIRTE 138
 1.1%
17 MITTLERE LANDWIRTE 93
 0.8%
18 GROßE LANDWIRTE 16
 0.1%
0 TNZ 1919
99 KA 92

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 12364
Missing cases 2011
This variable is numeric

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