Dataset: Election Study 1998 (Politbarometer)

Variable V354: Occupational group

Literal Question

S.L

(If respondent is or was employed)

Are (retired/unemployed: were) you...

(Interviewer: only main occupation!)

0 INAP., coded 08 - 10, 00 in S.K
1 worker:
semi-skilled or unskilled/farm worker
2 worker:
skilled worker
3 worker:
master craftsman
4 salaried employee:
simple activity
5 salaried employee:
professional activity
6 salaried employee:
executive activity
7 civil servant:
low level
8 civil servant:
medium level
9 civil servant:
high level
10 civil servant:
highest level
11 civil servant:
judge
12 civil servant:
soldier
13 farmer (self-employed)
14 self-employed
15 housewife/househusband
99 NA




German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 ungelernt 1933
 12.4%
2 Facharbeiter 2243
 14.4%
3 Meister 542
 3.5%
4 einfache Tätigkeit 2281
 14.6%
5 gehobene Tätigkeit 3492
 22.4%
6 leitende Tätigkeit 1848
 11.9%
7 einfacher Dienst 60
 0.4%
8 mittlerer Dienst 380
 2.4%
9 gehobener Dienst 422
 2.7%
10 höherer Dienst 252
 1.6%
11 Richter in 5
 0.0%
12 Soldat in 34
 0.2%
13 Landwirt in selbständig 243
 1.6%
14 Selbständig 1598
 10.3%
15 Hausfrau Hausmann 241
 1.5%
0 TNZ 2337
99 KA 139

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 15574
Missing cases 2476
This variable is numeric

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