Individual (PAPI) 2015[instrument]


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0 This questionnaire is addressed to all persons in the household who were born in 1997 and earlier. Your participation is voluntary. But the scientific significance of this study depends crucially on the cooperation of all individuals in all households. We therefore cordially request that you either: - allow our staff member to interview you - or carefully fill out this questionnaire yourself. Intro
1 Please enter according to address protocol. 0
2 How satisfied are you today with the following areas of your life? How satisfied are you with ... 1
3 I will now read off a number of feelings. For each one, please state how often you experienced this feeling in the last four weeks. How often have you felt … 2
39 How many hours per week would you have to work to earn this net income? 38
40 If someone offered you an appropriate position right now, could you start working within the next two weeks? 39
41 Have you actively looked for work within the last four weeks? 40
42 Would you like to keep working in your current field or the field you were trained in, or would you rather do something new? Or does it not matter to you? 41
43 How likely is it that one or more of the following occupational changes will take place in your life within the next two years? 42
44 Your current job intro43
45 Have you changed jobs or started a new one since December 31, 2013? 43
46 How often have you changed jobs or started a new one since December 31, 2010? 44
47 When did you start your current position? 45
48 What type of occupational change was that? 46
49 Was your career interrupted by the birth of one or more children, e.g., maternity leave (Mutterschutz) or parental leave (Elternzeit)? 47
50 How many months did this break in employment last? 48
51 What were the decisive reasons for you starting your own business? 49
52 Were you actively looking for a job when you received your current position, or did it just come up? 50
160 In the last 12 months, 156
161 In the last 12 months, 157
162 Do you have German citizenship? 158
163 Do you have second citizenship in addition to German citizenship? 159
164 Have you had German citizenship since birth or did you acquire it at a later date? 160
165 Were both of your parents born in Germany? 161
166 What is your country of citizenship? 162
167 Do you want to stay in Germany forever? 163
168 How long do you want to stay in Germany? 164
169 How often in the last two years have you felt discriminated against here in Germany because of your ethnic origins? 165
97 How many minutes of paid breaks are you entitled to per working day? 95
98 How many minutes of that do you usually use? 96
99 Do you work overtime? 97
100 Can you also save your overtime in a working hours account that allows you to take time off for the overtime within a year or more? 98
101 Have you worked overtime in the last month? If so, how many hours? 99
102 Have you used up overtime off in lieu last month? If so, how many? 100
103 Did you receive financial compensation for overtime in the last month? If so, for how many hours? 101
152 Does your partner live in the same household? 149
153 What is the name of your (marital) partner? 150
154 How do you and your partner (or spouse) decide what to do with the income that one or both of you receive? 151
155 Who has the last word in your relationship / marriage when making important financial decisions? 152
156 Now some questions about your native language—the language spoken by the family you grew up in.Is German the native language of you and both of your parents? 153
157 What about you — 154
158 Here in Germany, what language do you speak with ... 155
159 The following questions deal with contact between people of different nationalities in Germany. So we'd like to ask you: intro156
4 Do you feel that what you are doing in your life is valuable and useful? 3
5 Are you generally a person who is willing to take risks or do you try to avoid taking risks? 4
6 The following statements describe different attitudes towards life and the future. To which degree do you personally agree with the individual statements? 5
7 To what degree do the following statements apply to you personally? 6
8 What would you say: How many close friends do you have? 7
9 Experts understand “working in the black economy” as work for another person under the mutual agree­ment that none or only part of the income will be declared for tax purposes, even though it should be. Has anyone you know worked in the black economy in 2014 to your knowledge? 8
24 How many professional training courses you have attended in 2013? 23
10 What about in the current year? Has anyone you know worked in the black economy this year to your knowledge? 9
11 What is a typical day like for you? How many hours do you spend on the following activities on a typical weekday, Saturday, and Sunday? 10
12 Which of the following activities do you take part in during your free time? Please check off how often you do each activity: at least once a week, at least once a month, less often, never. 11
13 Have you done paid work during the last 7 days, even if only for an hour or a few hours? 12
14 Are you currently on maternity leave (Mutterschutz) or on statutory parental leave (Elternzeit)? 13
15 Are you currently using the statutory period of care (Pflegezeit) to care for a relative? 14
16 Are you officially registered unemployed at the Employment Office (Arbeitsamt)? 15
23 The following questions are about vocational training. By this we mean any training that deepens an existing vocational education, extended or as with retraining, a career change is sought. The temporal scope of the training may include a few hours up to several months. The initiative can take place by yourself, by your employer or by a public body such as the Federal Employment Agency. Did you participate in vocational training in 2013? 22
17 Are you currently in education or training? In other words, are you attending a school or institution of higher education (including doctorate / Ph.D.), completing an apprenticeship or vocational training, or participating in further education or training? 16
18 What type of education or training are you pursuing? 17
19 Did you finish school, vocational training, or university / higher education after December 31, 2010? 18
20 Did you complete this education / training with a degree, certificate, or diploma? 19
21 Did you obtain this degree / certificate / diploma in Germany or in another country? 20
22 What type of a degree /certificate / diploma did you obtain? 21
96 Are you entitled to paid breaks? 94
25 How many days in total did you spend in these further training programs? 24
26 Who paid for you to take part in the vocational training program? 25
27 Have you left a job since December 31, 2013? 26
28 When did you leave your last job? 27
29 How long were you employed at that job? 28
30 How did that job end? 29
31 Did you receive any sort of compensation or severance package from the company? 30
32 Did you have a new contract or job prospect before you left your last job? 31
33 Are you currently employed? Which one of the following applies best to your status? 32
34 Do you intend to obtain (or resume) employment in the future? 33
35 When, approximately, would you like to start working? 34
36 Are you interested in full-time or part-time employment, or would you be satisfied with either one? 35
37 If you were currently looking for a new job: Is it or would it be easy, difficult, or almost impossible to find an appropriate position? 36
38 What would your net income have to be for you to accept a position? 37
53 How did you find out about this job? 51
54 What is your current position/occupation? 52
55 Does this job correspond to the occupation for which you were trained? 53
56 What type of education or training is usually required for this type of work? 54
57 What sector of business or industry is your company or institution active in for the most part? 55
66 In your position at work, do you supervise others? In other words, do people work under your direction? 64
58 Approximately how many people does the company as a whole employ? And approximately how many employees work in the same local franchise / branch office as you? 56
59 When did you start working for your current employer? 57
60 What is your current occupational status? 58
61 Do you work for a public sector employer? 59
62 Is this work through a temporary employment agency (Zeitarbeit, Leiharbeit)? 60
63 Do you have a fixed-term or permanent employment contract? 61
64 Is the job part of a job-creation measure (ABM) or is it a "1-Euro Job" (community work)? 62
65 Does some or all of your work involve being contracted to provide specific services (Werkverträge)? 63
67 How many people work under your direction? 65
68 What kind of leadership position do you hold? Are you … 66
69 Is the gross income that you earn at your current job just, from your point of view? 67
70 How high would your gross income have to be in order to be just? 68
71 Is the net income that you earn at your current job just, from your point of your view? 69
72 How high would your net income have to be in order to be just? 70
73 If you lost your job today, would it be easy, difficult, or almost impossible for you to find a new job that is at least as good as your current one? 71
74 How likely is it that you will experience the following career changes within the next two years? 72
75 How likely is it that you ... 73
76 There are very different working arrangements nowadays. Which of the following applies to your work best? 74
77 Belong to your working time special forms such as standby service, call service or work on call? 75
78 Do you sometimes have to work in the evenings (after 7:00 p.m.) or at night (after 10:00 p.m.)? If so, how often? 76
79 Do you have to work weekends? If so, how often? 77
80 At what time do you generally start work? 78
81 If you could choose your own working hours, taking into account that your income would change according to the number of hours: How many hours would you want to work? 79
82 How many days do you usually work per week? 80
83 How many hours per week are stipulated in your contract (excluding overtime)? 81
84 And how many hours do you generally work per week, including any overtime? 82
85 Is it “marginal” part-time work in accordance with the 400/800–euro rule (Mini-Job, Midi-Job)? 83
86 Is this part-time work provided for under the Federal Parental Part-Time Work Act (Bundeselterngeld und Elternzeitgesetz, BEEG)? 84
87 Do you have a second dwelling where you stay during your work week? 85
88 How far (in kilometers) is your place of work, or this second dwelling that is near your work, from your main dwelling? 86
89 How often do you commute from your main dwelling to your place of work or to your second dwelling that is near your work? 87
90 How far do you travel to work on a normal workday? 88
91 And how much time do you usually spend commuting to work on a normal workday? 89
92 Were you employed in the last year—in other words, in 2014? 90
93 The following question deals with your labor intensity. Labor intensity is usually defined in terms of piece work requirements or target agreements—for example, sales targets or quality targets. But even without any such requirements, it is still possible to measure how much you achieve on a regular working day. 91
94 Sometimes there are changes in the tools and technologies of the workplace—for example, when new technologies, devices, or working or production processes are introduced. What about you? Have there been any changes of this kind in your job in 2014? 92
95 How will these changes influence your work over the next two years? Do you expect that ... 93
104 What did you earn from your work last month? Please state both: gross income, which means income before deduction of taxes and social security and net income, which means income after deduction of taxes, social security, and unemployment and health insurance. 102
105 Are you paid according to a collectively agreed wage agreement? 103
106 Does the collective wage agreement include a fixed minimum wage? 104
107 And did it also include a fixed minimum wage in the previous year? 105
108 Have you received any of the following types of supplements or bonuses during the last month? 106
125 What number of weekly working hours, not including overtime, was stipulated in your contract in October 2014? 123
109 Do you receive other benefits from your employer besides your salary? 107
110 Incomes vary in Germany. We would therefore like to ask you where you work: Is it … 108
111 Sometimes people have a side job alongside their main job or their activities as homemaker or student, or work beyond retirement. Do you do any of the following? 109
112 What type of work is it? 110
113 How many days per month do you work at this side job? 111
114 How many hours do you work on average on this job per week? 112
115 What was your gross income for this job last month? 113
116 Which of the following sources of income are you currently receiving? For all the applicable sources, please indicate the amount per month. If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. 114
117 Did you receive any of the following bonuses or extra pay from your employer last year (2014)? If yes, please state the gross amount. 115
118 Last year (2014), did you receive money to cover travel expenses or an allowance to cover use of local public transit (e.g., a Jobticket)? If so, please indicate the value thereof: 116
119 Who pays your retirement / pension and what were the monthly payments in 2014? … euros 117
120 And now think back on the entire last year, that is, 2014. We have provided a kind of calendar below. Listed on the left are various employment characteristics that may have applied to you last year. Please go through the various months and check all the months in which you were employed, unemployed, etc. I was... 118
121 Now please think back on the last year and specifically on October 2014. Were you employed in October 2014? 119
122 Were you entitled to paid breaks in October 2014? 120
123 How many minutes of paid breaks were you entitled to per working day in October 2014? 121
124 How many minutes of that did you actually use in October 2014? 122
151 Are you in a serious / permanent relationship? 148
126 How many hours per week did you actually work, including any overtime, in October 2014? 124
127 Did you receive financial compensation for overtime in October 2014? If so, for how many hours of overtime? 125
128 How much did you earn from your work in October 2014? 126
129 Health and Illness intro127
130 How would you describe your current health? 127
131 How many hours do you sleep on average on a normal day during the working week? How many hours on a normal weekend day? 128
132 Has a doctor ever diagnosed you to have one or more of the following illnesses? 129
133 Do you have a health problem that limits you in normal everyday life? 130
134 Have you been officially assessed as being severely disabled (Schwerbehindert) or partially incapable of work (Erwerbsgemindert) for medical reasons? 131
135 Are you receiving a pension for partial or full reduction in earning capacity? 132
136 Have you gone to a doctor in the last three months? If so, please state how many times. 133
137 What about hospital stays in the last year — were you admitted to a hospital for at least one night in 2014? 134
138 How many nights total did you spend in the hospital last year, i.e. 2014? 135
139 Were you on sick leave from work for more than 6 weeks at one time last year? 136
140 How many days were you unable to work in 2014 due to illness? 137
141 Leaving aside sick leave and vacation: Was there any other point in 2014 when you did not work for other, personal reasons? 138
142 Have you changed health insurance providers since December 31, 2010? 139
143 What kind of health insurance do you have: statutory health insurance or are you exclusively privately insured? 140
144 Which of the following is your health insurance provider? 141
145 Are you personally in this health insurance ... 142
146 Generally speaking, how interested are you in politics? 143
147 Many people in Germany lean towards one party in the long term, even if they occasionally vote for another party. Do you lean towards a particular party? 144
148 Which party do you lean toward? 145
149 How concerned are you about the following issues? 146
150 What is your marital status? 147
170 What about in the following areas in the last two years? 166
171 Are you a member of a church or religious community? If so, are you … 167
172 Are you a member of one of the following organisations or unions? 168
173 Do you have a Riester or Rürüp pension plan? 169
174 And now a question about your donations. We understand donations here as giving money for social, ecclesiastical, cultural, community, and charitable aims, without receiving any direct compensation in return. These donations can be large sums of money but also smaller sums, for example, the change one puts into a collection box. We also count church offerings. Did you donate money last year, in 2014 – not counting membership fees? 170
175 There are also donations of a non-financial nature, for example, blood donations. Have you donated blood in the last 5 years? 171
176 In the last year, that is, in 2014, have you personally given money or financial support to relatives or other people outside this household? 172
177 Has your family situation changed since December 31, 2013? Please indicate if any of the following apply to you and if so, when this change occurred. 173
178 In conclusion, we would like to ask you about your satisfaction with your life in general. How satisfied are you with your life, all things considered? 174
179 What is the date today? 175
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