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ZA3348: IAB Employee Sample 1975-1997 - Regional File

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Blien, Uwe; Bender, Stefan; Haas, Anette; Möller, Joachim; Ludsteck, Johannes (2001): IAB Employee Sample 1975-1997 - Regional File. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3348 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA3348
TitleIAB Employee Sample 1975-1997 - Regional File
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2001)
Date of Collection1975 - 1997
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Blien, Uwe - IAB-Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg
  • Bender, Stefan - IAB-Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg
  • Haas, Anette - IAB-Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg
  • Möller, Joachim - Universität Regensburg
  • Ludsteck, Johannes - Universität Regensburg


AbstractEmployee statistics based on employment information reported to the social security provider by companies. Topics: 1. information about the terms of employment of the insured: identification number; number of report; totals of reports; type of employment and type of benefit; reason for report; duration of employment; employment year; begin and end of employment; year of birth; sex; marital status; number of children; school and vocational training; occupational position; citizenship; occupation; gross pay per day. 2. information about the company of the employee: East or West region (since 1992); business class; microcensus district region (company location); multiple employment and number of such employees; company number; number for multiple employment.
Categories Categories
  • Work and Industry
Topics Topics
  • 1.5 Employment
  • 8.2 Business/industrial management and organisation
  • 14.3 Social welfare systems/structures


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), old states incl. West Berlin and since 1992 Eastern Germany
UniverseWorkers and employees subject to mandatory social security
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
One percent (anonymized) sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Data from processing records of the social security providers for workers and employees
Data CollectorBundesanstalt fuer Arbeit, Nuernberg
Date of Collection
  • 1975 - 1997

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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Further Remarks

NotesFurther data sets from of the series of the IAB employee sample are archived under ZA Study Nos. 2640, 2842 and 3136.
Number of Units: 589829
Number of Variables: 28
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): -


  • Haas, Anette: Die IAB-Regionalstichprobe 1975-1997. In: ZA-Information 48, 2000, S. 128-141.
  • Bender, Stefan; Haas, Anette; Klose, Christoph: IAB Employment Subsample 1975-1995, Schmollers Jahrbuch, Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 2000, 120, 4, S.649-662.
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