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Table 5 Descriptive statistics

From: The determinants of secondary jobholding in Germany and the UKDeterminanten der Nebenerwerbstätigkeit in Deutschland und im Vereinigten Königreich

  Germany   UK  
  Mean Std. Dev. Mean Std. Dev.
Has a  second job 0.069 (0.253) 0.075 (0.264)
Male 0.532 (0.498) 0.483 (0.499)
Age 39.666 (10.891) 38.665 (10.845)
Is married 0.621 (0.485) 0.771 (0.419)
Has children, aged 0–4 years 0.444 (0.496) 0.136 (0.343)
Has children, aged 5–15 years 0.122 (0.374) 0.333 (0.471)
Spouse is employed 0.473 (0.787) 0.631 (0.482)
Would like to work more hours 0.160 (0.367) 0.072 (0.254)
Would like to work the same hours 0.272 (0.445) 0.593 (0.491)
Would like to work fewer hours 0.567 (0.495) 0.335 (0.470)
Is dissatisfied with job security 0.156 (0.363) 0.223 (0.416)
Is dissatisfied with pay (UK)/income (D) 0.099 (0.299) 0.319 (0.466)
Is dissatisfied with work itself 0.059 (0.237) 0.178 (0.382)
Log of gross second job wage, observed 2.806 (1.012) 2.103 (1.003)
Log of gross first job wage 2.315 (0.574) 1.695 (0.459)
Log of non-labor income 4.613 (3.262) 4.147 (2.167)
Weekly working hours (first job) 38.330 (11.769) 38.493 (12.953)
Works overtime 0.491 (0.499) 0.463 (0.498)
Overtime is paid 0.149 (0.356) 0.255 (0.435)
Part-time employment 0.174 (0.379) 0.192 (0.394)
Temporary employment 0.245 (0.430) 0.049 (0.215)
Has recently changed job 0.151 (0.358) 0.288 (0.452)
Job duration (in years) 9.682 (9.401) 4.599 (5.900)
Has a  public employer 0.273 (0.445) 0.189 (0.391)
Schooling: Abitur (D) 0.409 (0.566)   –
Schooling: Realschule (D) 0.356 (0.482)   –
Schooling: Hauptschule (D) 0.235 (0.424)   –
Schooling: First or higher degrees (UK)   – 0.412 (0.492)
Schooling: A-levels (UK)   – 0.124 (0.330)
Schooling: O-levels (UK)   – 0.283 (0.450)
Schooling: CSE-levels (UK)   – 0.126 (0.332)
Firm size dummies  +   –  +   –
Occupation dummies (first job)  +   –  +   –
Industry dummies (first job)  +   –  +   –
Region dummies  +   –  +   –
Time dummies  +   –  +   –
N 84,324   – 101,589   –
  1. Source: SOEP 1995, 1997–2007; BHPS 1991–2006