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Table 6 Description of participants in the survey

From: The IZA evaluation dataset survey: a scientific use file

  Survey participants
Number of observations 17,396
Female 47.4
Age (in years) 33.8
East Germany 29.5
Married 39.8
German citizen 94.2
Not born in Germany 12.5
Upper secondary school (A-level) 20.6
Labor market experience before entry into unemployment
 Share of working lifetime spent in employment 62.9
 Last earnings from employment (in €/month, net),  mean 1173.9
25th centile 770
median 1100
75th centile 1400
 No employment experience 16.0
  1. Note: Numbers are percentages (unless otherwise indicated) and based on the first interview wave.