Metadata for Official Statistics

Transmission of Wegener’s magnitude-prestige scale into the classification of occupations

Rainer Frietsch & Heike Wirth

Extract from the ZUMA-Nachrichten No.48 (2001): (unabridged version) ZUMA-Nachrichten Nr.48 (2001): (Ungekürzte Version)

Download the programs for the operationalisation of the Magnitude Prestige Scale (an occupational prestige scale developed by Bernd Wegener)

Since the new systematisation of the German Classification of Occupations 2010, it is no longer possible to update Wegener's magnitude prestige scale.

Scientific Use Files

Microcensus 2012 [mps_12.sps] [mps_12.do]
Microcensus 2011 [mps_11.sps] [mps_11.do]
Microcensus 2010 [mps_10.sps] [mps_10.do]
Microcensus 2009 [mps_09.sps] [mps_09.do]
Microcensus 2008 [mps_08.sps] [mps_08.do]
Microcensus 2007 [mps_07.sps] [mps_07.do]
Microcensus 2006 [mps_06.sps] [mps_06.do]
Microcensus 2005 [mps_05.sps] [mps_05.do]
Microcensus 2004 [mps_04.sps] [mps_04.do]
Microcensus 2003 [mps_03.sps] [mps_03.do]
Microcensus 2002 [mps_02.sps] [mps_02.do]
Microcensus 2001 [mps_01.sps] [mps_01.do]
Microcensus 2000 [mps_00.sps] [mps_00.do]
Microcensus 1999 [mps_99.sps] [mps_99.do]
Microcensus 1998 [mps_98.sps] [mps_98.do]
Microcensus 1997 [mps_97.sps] [mps_97.do]
Microcensus 1996 [mps_96.sps] [mps_96.do]
Microcensus 1995 [mps_95.sps] [mps_95.do]
Microcensus 1993 [mps_93.sps] [mps_93.do]
Microcensus 1991 [mps_91.sps] [mps_91.do]
Microcensus 1989 [mps_89.sps] [mps_89.do]
Microcensus 1987 [mps_87.sps] [mps_87.do]
Microcensus 1985 [mps_85.sps] [mps_85.do]
Microcensus 1982 [mps_82.sps] [mps_82.do]
Microcensus 1980 [mps_80.sps] [mps_80.do]
Microcensus 1978 [mps_78.sps] [mps_78.do]
Microcensus 1976 [mps_76.sps] [mps_76.do]

GESIS Files

Microcensus 1985 [mps_gesis_85.sps]


Further information

Mean, Modus, Median der Magnitude-Prestigeskala_KldB-Verteilungen zwischen 1976 und 2003 [.pdf]
MAG-140: Liste der 140 eindeutig einer ISCO68-Kategorie zugeordneten KldB75-70-Kategorien [.pdf]
Zuordnungsschema MPSKldB75: MPS-Werte für die Klassifikation der Berufe 1975-70 [.pdf]
Zuordnungsschema MPSKldB92: MPS-Werte für die Klassifikation der Berufe 1992. Berechnungsgrundlage: MPSKldB75 [.pdf]