Demographics and aging

In the table below, entries in the left column refer to the related documentation, while the numbers in the cells of columns LASA-B to LASA-J refer to the corresponding LASA-data files (e.g. ‘016‘ in column B refers to ‘LASAB016‘). Table entries are hyperlinks. Hovering  over the waves in the header will show the years in which the corresponding measurements took place.

For more details about the LASA-waves, see Design LASA.

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

LASA-wave BCDE2BFGH3BMBIJK
Cohort 1  
Cohort 2  
Cohort 3       
Migrant Cohort           
 
General
variables
BCDE2BFGH3BMBIJ

(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

z002

002
Age at interview*z008z008z008z008z008z008z008z008z008mb008z008z008
Time of
measurement*
z008z008z008z008z008z008z008z008z008mb008z008z008
Gender*1z004---z004---z004mb004--
Education1z004---z004---z004mb004--
Nationality*1z004---z004---z004mb004--
Ethnicity*1z004---z004---z004mb004--
Weight factors5   
MortalityBCDE2BFGH3BMBIJ
Mortality dataz990z990z990z990z990z990z990z990z990-z990z990
Mortality and
cause of death
- Specified
z991

z992
z991

z992
z991

z992
z991

z992
z991

z992
z991

z992
z991

z992
z991

z992
z991

z992
-

-
z991

z992
z991

z992
GeographyBCDE2BFGH3BMBIJ
Urbanization2z095z095z095z095z095z095z095z095z095mb095z095z095
History of
domestic
addresses*
z052z052z052z052z052z052z052z052z052-z052z052
  
Living
arrangements
BCDE2BFGH3BMBIJ
Household
composition
*IM
011011011011011011011011011011011011
Housing
characteristics
IM

see Theme Social
Marital and
partner status
z010
-
-
z010
601
601
z010
601
701
z010
601
701
z010
-
-
z010
601
701
z010
601
701
z010
601
701
z010
-
-
mb010
-
-
z010
601
701
z010
601
701
  
Religion3BCDE2BFGH3BMBIJ
Church affiliation-z038z038z038z038---z038038--
Church
attendance
--z038z038z038z038z038z038z038038z038038
  
Socio-economic
status
BCDE2BFGH3BMBIJ
Occupation4016016016016016016016016016016016016
Income

- Income
specification
017

217
017

-
017

-
017

-
017

-
017

-
017

-
017

-
017

-
017

-
017

-
017
Income decline /
evaluation
019019019019019019019019019019019019
Health
insurance
*
018-----------
  
LASA-wave BCDE2BFGH3BMBIJK

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 any more)

* 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.