German Socio-Economic Panel (G-SOEP) (ICPSR 131)

Principal Investigator(s): German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin)


The German Socio-Economic Panel (G-SOEP) is a longitudinal survey of approximately 11,000 private households in the Federal Republic of Germany from 1984 to 2011, and eastern German lander from 1990 to 2011. Variables include household composition, employment, occupations, earnings, health and satisfaction indicators.

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Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    education, family background, health, household composition, job history, life satisfaction, living conditions, occupational mobility, older adults, political change, social change, social indicators, Social Security, social services, time utilization, wages and salaries

Geographic Coverage:    Germany, Global

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation.

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