Dataset: German National Election Study - Post-Election Study 1998 German CSES Study

Variable V252: Household's net income

Literal Question

Q.173

Taken all together, what is the monthly net income of your household? By this, we mean the amount which results from wage, income, non-wage income, retirement, or pension, at each case after the deduction of taxes and social security contributions. Please also add income from property, income from public assistance benefits, e.g. housing benefit, social benefits or any other income.

(Interviewer: For self-employed persons ask for the average monthly net income less the business expenses! Don't read categories)

1 less than 300 DM
2 300 - 600 DM
3 600 - 1,000 DM
4 1,000 - 1,400 DM
5 1,400 - 1,800 DM
6 1,800 - 2,200 DM
7 2,200 - 2,500 DM
8 2,500 - 3,000 DM
9 3,000 - 3,500 DM
10 3,500 - 4,000 DM
11 4,000 - 4,500 DM
12 4,500 - 5,000 DM
13 5,000 - 5,500 DM
14 5,500 - 6,000 DM
15 6,000 - 6,500 DM
16 6,500 - 7,000 DM
17 7,000 - 7,500 DM
18 7,500 - 10,000 DM
19 10,000 - 15,000 DM
20 15,000 DM and above
98 don't know
99 NA




German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 unter 300 DM 5
 0.3%
2 300 bis unter 600 DM 12
 0.7%
3 600 bis unter 1 000 DM 46
 2.7%
4 1 000 bis unter 1 400 DM 78
 4.5%
5 1 400 bis unter 1 800 DM 97
 5.6%
6 1 800 bis unter 2 200 DM 154
 8.9%
7 2 200 bis unter 2 500 DM 130
 7.5%
8 2 500 bis unter 3 000 DM 252
 14.5%
9 3 000 bis unter 3 500 DM 174
 10.0%
10 3 500 bis unter 4 000 DM 194
 11.2%
11 4 000 bis unter 4 500 DM 118
 6.8%
12 4 500 bis unter 5 000 DM 117
 6.8%
13 5 000 bis unter 5 500 DM 83
 4.8%
14 5 500 bis unter 6 000 DM 68
 3.9%
15 6 000 bis unter 6 500 DM 35
 2.0%
16 6 500 bis unter 7 000 DM 63
 3.6%
17 7 000 bis unter 7 500 DM 19
 1.1%
18 7 500 bis unter 10 000 DM 55
 3.2%
19 10 000 bis unter 15 000 DM 27
 1.6%
20 15 000 und mehr 5
 0.3%
98 Weiß nicht 51
99 KA 236

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1732
Missing cases 287
This variable is numeric

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