Demographics

Demographics and aging


In the table below, entries in the left column refer to the related documentation, while the values in the cells of columns LASA-B to LASA-I refer to the corresponding LASA-data files. Underlined entries are hyperlinks, hovering with your mouse over the underlined waves will show you the years in which the corresponding measurements took place.

More details about the LASA-waves, see LASA-introduction.

Note that some of the data are not yet available (in red).

LASA-wave  B C D E 2B F G H 3B MB I
Cohort 1
                     
Cohort 2
             
Cohort 3
                   
Migrant Cohort                      
 
General variables B C D E 2B F G H 3B MB I

(Non-)response**

more detailed non-response**

z002
002

z002 002

z002 002

z002 002

z002 002

z002 002

z002 002

z002 002

z002 002


002

z002 002

Age at interview** z008 z008 z008 z008 z008 z008 z008 z008 z008 MB008 z008
Gender**1 z004 - - - z004 - - - z004 MB004 -
Education1 z004 - - - z004 - - - z004 MB004 -
Ethnicity**1 z004 - - - z004 - - - z004 MB004 -
Weight factors5  
   
Mortality B C D E 2B F G H 3B MB I
Mortality data z990 z990 z990 z990 z990 z990 z990 z990 z990 - z990
   
Geography B C D E 2B F G H 3B MB I
Urbanization2 z095 z095 z095 z095 z095 z095 z095 z095 z095 MB095 z095
History of domestic addresses z052 z052 z052 z052 z052 z052 z052 z052 z052 - z052
   
Living arrangements B C D E 2B F G H 3B MB I
Household composition**IM 011 011 011 011 011 011 011 011 011 011 011
Housing characteristicsIM 014
-
-
014
601
701
014
601
701
014
601
701
014
-
-
014
601
701
014
601
701
014
601
701
014
-
-
014
-
-
014
601
701
Marital and partner status z010
-
-
z010
601
701
z010
601
701
z010
601
701
z010
-
-
z010
601
701
z010
601
701
z010
601
701
z010
-
-
MB010
-
-
z010
601
701
   
Religion3 B C D E 2B F G H 3B MB I
Church affiliation - 038 038 038 038 - - - z038 z038 -
Church attendance - - 038 038 038 038 038 038 z038 z038 038
   
Socio-economic status B C D E 2B F G H 3B MB I
- Occupation4 016 016 016 016 016 016 016 016 016 016 016
- Income
- Income specification
017
217
017
-
017
-
017
-
017
-
017
-
017
-
017
-
017
-
017
-
017
-
- Income decline / evaluation 019 019 019 019 019 019 019 019 019 019 019
- Health insurance** 018 - - - - - - - - - -
   
LASA-wave  B C D E 2B F G H 3B MB I


1 Only determined at baseline measurements.

2 See also Theme Social: Housing.

3
For Religiousness, see Theme Emotional.

4 For information on Work and Retirement, see Theme Work: Work and Retirement.

5 Weight factors previously described in 005-files (data are not distributed anymore).

 

** Not yet documented


IM In 2004, three years after wave E an interim measurement was carried out on the first cohort, see the specific topics for more details. More information will follow.