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

Variable V205: Present employment

Literal Question


Are you presently employed? With employment every salaried occupation or one connected with an income is meant, whatever working hours. Which of the categories on this list is appropriate?

1 full-time employee working 35 hours and more per week
2 part-time employee working 15 to 34 hours per week
3 part-time employee or working by the hour, less than 15 hours per week
4 on maternity leave/parental leave or on other leave of absence
5 trainee, apprentice, in reschooling
6 presently not employed (Interviewer: also students without job/unemployed/'Null-Kurzarbeit'/early retirement/retired)
9 NA

German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 Vollzeit erwerbstätig 35 St > 1032
2 Teilzeit erwerbstätig 15-34 St 142
3 Teilzeit, stundenweise erwerb. < 15 41
4 Mutterschafts- Erziehungsurlaub 26
5 Auszubildender, Lehrling 37
6 Zur Zeit nicht erwerbstätig 724
9 KA 17

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 2002
Missing cases 17
This variable is numeric


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