Youth questionnaire for first time respondents at age 17


Sort Variable Name
1 Original Household Number hhnr
1 Current Wave HH Number (=WHHNR) hhnrakt
1 Never Changing Person ID persnr
1 Survey Year syear
1 Sample Indicator sample1
1 Current Wave HH Number (=HHNRAKT) whhnr
1 Person Number Surveyed wausku
1 Lives In Parental Household wj01
1 Has Own Room wj02
1 Additional Room, Apartment wj03
1 Own Earnings wj04
1 Full-Time, Part-Time, Trainee wj05
1 Have Already Worked Before wj06
1 Age At First Job wj07
1 Reason For Working wj08
1 Pocket Money, Allowance wj09
1 Pocket Money per Week wj1001
1 Pocket Money per Month wj1002
1 Money Saved wj1101
1 Savings per Month wj1102
1 Savings Irregular wj1103
1 Father Important In Life wj1201
1 Mother Important In Life wj1202
1 Brother, Sister Important In Life wj1203
1 Other Relative Important In Life wj1204
1 Steady Boy-,Girlfriend Important In Life wj1205
1 Best Friend Important In Life wj1206
1 Teacher Important In Life wj1207
1 Clique,Group Of Friends Important In Life wj1208
1 Other Person Important In Life wj1209
1 Argue Or Fight With Father wj1301
1 Argue Or Fight With Mother wj1302
1 Argue Or Fight With Brother,Sister wj1303
1 Argue Or Fight Steady Boy-,Girlfriend wj1304
1 Argue Or Fight With Best Friend wj1305
1 Mother Talks About Things You Do wj1401
1 Father Talks About Things You Do wj1402
1 Mother Talks About Things That Worry You wj1403
1 Father Talks About Things That Worry You wj1404
1 Mother Asks You Prior To Making Decision wj1405
1 Father Asks You Prior To Making Decision wj1406
1 Mother Expresses Opinion On Smthng You Do wj1407
1 Father Expresses Opinion On Smthng You Do wj1408
1 Mother Able To Solve Problems With You wj1409
1 Father Able To Solve Problems With You wj1410
1 Mother Has Impression Of Trusting You wj1411
1 Father Has Impression Of Trusting You wj1412
1 Mother Asks Your Opinion On Family Matter wj1413
1 Father Asks Your Opinion On Family Matter wj1414
1 Mother Gives Reason For Making Decision wj1415
1 Father Gives Reason For Making Decision wj1416
1 Mother Shows That She Loves You wj1417
1 Father Shows That She Loves You wj1418
1 How Often Watch TV, Video wj1501
1 How Often Play Computer Games wj1502
1 Frequency Internet wj1503
1 How Often Listen To Music wj1504
1 How Often Play Music Or Sing wj1505
1 How Often Do Sports wj1506
1 How Often Dance Or Act wj1507
1 How Often Do Tech. Activities, Coding wj1508
1 How Often Read wj1509
1 How Often Do Nothing wj1510
1 How Often Spend Time Steady Boy-,Girlfriend wj1511
1 How Often Spend Time Best Friend wj1512
1 How Often Spend Time Clique wj1513
1 Frequency Youth Centre, Recreational Centre wj1514
1 How Often Do Volunteer Work wj1515
1 Frequency Of Time In Church, Attending Religious Events wj1516
1 Musically Active wj16
1 Type Of Music wj17
1 Musically Active Alone Or In Group wj18
1 How Old When First Musically Active wj19
1 Musical Lessons Outside Of School wj20
1 Sports Played wj21
1 Most Important Sport (Code) wj2201
1 Age When Starting This Sport wj23
1 Where And With Whom Sport wj24
1 Take Part In Competitions In This Sport wj25
1 Attend School wj26
1 Year Of Leaving School wj27
1 Type Of Graduation Certificate wj2801
1 Highest Certificate Planned wj29
1 Type Of Preferred Certificate wj30
1 1. Foreign Language wj3101
1 2. Foreign Language wj3102
1 School Participation Abroad wj32
1 Private School Participation wj33
1 Class Representative wj3401
1 Student Body President wj3402
1 Involved With School Newspaper wj3403
1 Belong To Theatre, Dance Group wj3404
1 Belong To Choir, Orchestra, Music Group wj3405
1 Belong To Volunteer Sport Group wj3406
1 Other Kind Of School Group wj3407
1 No Involvement wj3408
1 Satisfaction With Overall School Grades wj3501
1 Satisfaction With German Grades wj3502
1 Satisfaction With Mathematics Grades wj3503
1 Satisfaction With Main Foreign Langauge wj3504
1 School Recommended Higher Education Level wj36
1 Grade German wj3701
1 Grade Mathematics wj3702
1 Grade 1. Foreign Langauge wj3703
1 Points German wj3704
1 Points Mathematics wj3705
1 Points 1. Foreign Language wj3706
1 Comprehensive School German wj3707
1 Comprehensive School Mathematics wj3708
1 Comprehensive School Foreign Langauge wj3709
1 Basic,Advanced Course German wj3710
1 Basic,Advanced Course Mathematics wj3711
1 Basic,Advanced Course 1. Foreign Language wj3712
1 Year, Grade Repeated wj38
1 Year, Grade First Repeated wj3901
1 Year, Grade Repeated wj3902
1 Paid Tutor wj40
1 Parents Cared For Educational Achievements wj41
1 Parents Help With Studying wj42
1 Disagreements With Parents Over Studies wj43
1 Parents Take Part In Parents-Evening wj4401
1 Parents Come To Teacher Office Hours wj4402
1 Parents Visit Teacher Outside Office Hrs. wj4403
1 Involved As Parents Representative wj4404
1 Parents Not Involved In Any Of Above wj4405
1 Number Of Foreign Students wj45
1 Job Training, Apprenticeship wj46
1 Occu. Foundation Year wj4701
1 Occu. Foundation Year Finished Succ wj4702
1 Occupational Integration Year wj4703
1 Occupational Integration Year Finished wj4704
1 Apprenticeship wj4705
1 Apprenticeship Finished wj4706
1 Specialized Vocational School wj4707
1 Spec. Vocational School Year Finished wj4708
1 Internship, Voluntary Job wj4709
1 Internship, Voluntary Job Finished Succ wj4710
1 Formal Training Certificate, Uni. Degree wj48
1 Completed Apprenticeship wj4901
1 Specialized Vocational School wj4902
1 Higher Level Trade And Technical School wj4903
1 Civil Servant Education wj4904
1 Accredited Career Training Academy wj4905
1 Specialized Technical,Engineering School wj4906
1 University wj4907
1 Total Item-Nonresponse wj4908
1 At What Age Financially Independent wj5001
1 Already Financially Independent wj5002
1 Preferred Occupation wj51
1 Informed About Future Occupation wj53
1 Career Choice: Parents Proposals Important wj5401
1 Occupation Choice: Goal Is To Take Things As They Come wj5402
1 Occupational Choice: Different Possibilities wj5403
1 Occupational Choice: Still Working Out Skills wj5404
1 Secure Job, Career wj5501
1 Importance: High Income wj5502
1 Good Promotion Possibilities wj5503
1 Job With Recognition wj5504
1 Job Which Allows For Spare Time wj5505
1 Interesting Job, Career wj5506
1 Job Which Allows For Independent Working wj5507
1 Interaction Important wj5508
1 Job Important For Society wj5509
1 Job With Good Health, Safety Conditions wj5510
1 Job Allows For Family Commitments wj5511
1 Job Where One Can Help Others wj5512
1 Health Status wj56
1 Height In Cm wj57
1 Weight (kg) wj58
1 Probability in %: Favoured Apprenticeship or University Place wj5901
1 Probability in %: Apprenticeship or University Place wj5902
1 Probability Of Finding Employment wj5903
1 Probability Of Job Success wj5904
1 Probability Of Long-Term Unemployment wj5905
1 Probability Of Being Held Back By Family wj5906
1 Probability in %: Self Employed wj5907
1 Probability Of Working Abroad wj5908
1 Probability Of Marriage wj5909
1 Probability Of Living With A Partner wj5910
1 Probability Of A Child wj5911
1 Probability Of Several Children wj5912
1 Year Of Birth wj6001
1 Month Of Birth wj6002
1 Born in Germany wj61
1 Country Of Birth Code wj6201
1 Migrant To Germany wj63
1 Status Upon Immigration To Germany wj64
1 Today German Nationality wj65
1 Second nationality wj6601
1 Second Nationality (code) wj6602
1 German nationality since birth or applied for later wj67
1 Which Nationality (Code) wj6801
1 Residence Status wj69
1 Mother Tongue German: Both Parents wj70
1 Oral Ability: German wj7101
1 Written Ability: German wj7102
1 Oral Ability: Language Country Of Origin wj7103
1 Written Ability: Language Country Of Origin wj7104
1 Main Residence During Childhood wj72
1 Change of Residence Since Childhood wj73
1 Siblings Yes, No wj7401
1 Number Of Brothers wj7402
1 Number Of Sisters wj7403
1 Siblings: Item Nonrespronse wj7404
1 No. Of Years Living With Bio. Parents wj7501
1 No. Of Years Living With Single Mother wj7502
1 No. Of Years Living With Single Mother And Partner wj7503
1 No. Of Years Living With Single Father wj7504
1 No. Of Years Living With Single Father And Partner wj7505
1 No. Of Years Living With Other Relatives wj7506
1 No. Of Years Living With Foster Parents wj7507
1 No. Of Years Living In Home wj7508
1 No. Of Years Living With: Overall No Answer wj7509
1 Father And Mother Live In HH wj76
1 Where Does Father Live wj7701
1 Where Does Mother Live wj7702
1 Year Of Death - Father wj7703
1 Year Of Death - Mother wj7704
1 Year Of Birth - Father wj7801
1 Year Of Birth - Mother wj7802
1 Father Born In Germany wj7901
1 Mother Born In Germany wj7902
1 Father German Citizen wj8001
1 Mother German Citizen wj8002
1 Father: School Certificate wj8101
1 Mother: School Certificate wj8102
1 Father: Completed Occupational Training, Studies wj8201
1 Mother: Completed Occupational Training, Studies wj8202
1 Father: Type Of Blue-Collar Worker wj8401
1 Mother: Type Of Blue-Collar Worker wj8402
1 Father: Type Of White-Collar Worker wj8403
1 Mother: Type Of White-Collar Worker wj8404
1 Father: Type Of Civil Servant wj8405
1 Mother: Type Of Civil Servant wj8406
1 Father: Type Of Self-Employment wj8407
1 Mother: Type Of Self-Employment wj8408
1 Father: Not Employed wj8409
1 Mother: Not Employed wj8410
1 Father: Religion wj8501
1 Mother: Religion wj8502
1 Partner Necessary To Be Happy In Life wj86
1 Children Necessary To Be Happy In Life wj87
1 Success Through: Working Hard wj8801
1 Success Through: Exploiting Others wj8802
1 Success Through: Intelligence wj8803
1 Success Through: Family Background wj8804
1 Success Through: Specialized Training wj8805
1 Success Through: Money wj8806
1 Success Through: School Grades, Results wj8807
1 Success Through: Being Tough, Ruthless wj8808
1 Success Through: Connections wj8809
1 Success Through: Being Politically Active wj8810
1 Success Through: Being Male wj8811
1 Success Through: Initiative wj8812
1 Peronal Willingness to Take Risks wj89
1 Opinion: How Life Goes, Depends On Oneself wj9001
1 In Comparison Do Not Have What I Deserve wj9002
1 Success In Life Is Due To Fate wj9003
1 Others Have Often Controlled My Life wj9004
1 One Has To Work Had To Be Successful wj9005
1 Doubt Myself When Faced By Difficulties wj9006
1 Opportunities Depend On Soc. Circumstance wj9007
1 Talents You Have At Birth Are V. Import. wj9008
1 I Have Little Control Over My Life wj9009
1 Soc., Pol. Activity Makes A Difference wj9010
1 Opinion: Do Without Today, and Enjoy Tomorrow wj9011
1 Opinion: Trust People wj9012
1 Opinion: Cannot Trust Anyone wj9013
1 Opinion: Distrust Strangers wj9014
1 Opinion: Live For Today, Do Not Think Of Tomorrow wj9015
1 Personal characteristics: work carefully wj9101
1 Personal characteristics: communicative wj9102
1 Personal characteristics: abrasive towards others wj9103
1 Personal characteristics: introduce new ideas wj9104
1 Personal characteristics: often worry wj9105
1 Personal characteristics: can forgive others wj9106
1 Personal characteristics: am lazy wj9107
1 Personal characteristics: am outgoing/sociable wj9108
1 Personal characteristics: importance of esthetics wj9109
1 Personal characteristics: am nervous wj9110
1 Personal characteristics: carryout duties efficiently wj9111
1 Personal characteristics: reserved wj9112
1 Personal characteristics: considerate, friendly wj9113
1 Personal characteristics: lively imagination wj9114
1 Personal characteristics: be relaxed, no stress wj9115
1 Personal characteristics: hunger for knowledge, curious wj9116
1 Had Paid Work (This Week) wj92
1 Actively Looked For Work (This Month) wj93
1 Registered Unemployed wj94
1 Political Interests wj95
1 Supports Political Party wj96
1 Political Party Supported wj9701
1 Amount Of Support For Political Party wj9702
1 Satisfaction With Life At Present wj98
1 Survey Instrument wjinta
1 Length In Minutes Oral Interview wjinda1
1 Length In Minutes Written Interview wjinda2
1 Further Persons Present wjanw
1 Day Of Interview wjtagin
1 Month Of Interview wjmonin
1 Interviewer ID intid
1 Desired Occupation [jber02] (ISCO-08 COM, 4-digits) wj52_isco88
1 Desired Occupation [jber02] (KldB 92, 4-digits) wj52_kldb92
1 Occupation of Father [jv07] (ISCO-88 COM, 4-digits) wj8301_isco88
1 Occupation of Father [jv07] (KldB 92, 4-digits) wj8301_kldb92
1 Occupation of Mother [jm07] (ISCO-88 COM, 4-digits) wj8302_isco88
1 Occupation of Mother [jm07] (KldB 92, 4-digits) wj8302_kldb92


Study: soep-core


Dataset: wjugend

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