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Table 13 Sampled vs. not sampled municipalities, Western Germany

From: Broadband internet availability and establishments’ employment growth in Germany: evidence from instrumental variables estimations

Not sampled Count Mean SD Min Max
DSL availability 17,694 0.895 0.123 0.000 1.000
Population (as of 2008) 17,694 16,222.434 55,747.383 150.000 1774,223.875
Land area (sq. km) 17,694 50.278 42.263 1.750 755.160
Population density 17,694 308.591 389.297 5.785 4282.211
Full-time empl., municipality 17,694 4100.029 19,088.577 2.000 579,094.000
Full-time empl. density 17,694 67.691 122.836 0.268 2002.103
Share high-qual. (FT), municip. 17,694 0.052 0.045 0.000 0.614
Mean wage (FT), municipality 17,694 82.387 13.089 23.696 166.817
Sampled
DSL availability 10,901 0.865 0.166 0.000 1.000
Population (as of 2008) 10,901 2532.747 2437.176 39.000 22,895.000
Land area (sq. km) 10,901 17.396 12.755 0.450 131.650
Population density 10,901 191.980 202.272 4.061 2270.000
Full-time empl., municipality 10,901 368.726 773.656 1.000 24,664.000
Full-time empl. density 10,901 27.714 61.381 0.163 2033.306
Share high-qual. (FT), municip. 10,901 0.037 0.046 0.000 0.616
Mean wage (FT), municipality 10,901 76.795 13.600 17.418 169.196
  1. Data sources: Broadband Atlas Germany, Deutsche Telekom, Google Earth, Corine Land Cover database, BHP 7510, Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)