Dataset: Engineering Graduates, 1961-1981


The purpose of the survey is to examine the employment situation of engineering graduates from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Engineering Academy of Denmark (Maskinafdelingen, Danmarks Ingeniørakademi). This includes an examination of the relation between the education at the Department and later employment. The educational background of the students is examined by means of a number of questions concerning the respondents' choice of line of education, their possibilities of influencing the courses they are taking, etc. #The respondents' employment situation is examined by means of questions concerning the respondents' first as well as their present employment. This includes questions concerning number of jobs, pay, geographical location of the place of work, as well as a number of questions concerning the place of work, job functions, etc. #In addition, the daily employment situation is examined by means of questions concerning possibilities of personal and professional development, time consumption and the respondent's position in the firm. Finally, the survey contains a few questions concerning work-related effects on health, if any

Variable Groups

Full Title

Engineering Graduates, 1961-1981

Parallel Title

Ingeniørkandidater 1961-1981

Identification Number


Bibliographic Citation

Engineering Graduates, 1961-1981, Danish Data Archive, DDA651, version: 1.0.0, 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-651

List of Keywords

Geographic Coverage

Descriptive Text

Een rykker udsendt.

Descriptive Text

One postal reminder.

Unit of Analysis



Time limitsEducation

Kind of Data

survey data


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