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Table 1 Results of the explorative factor analysis after orthogonal rotation

From: The influence of demographic factors on the supply of company training places in Germany

Variables (standardized rates of change) Factors Communality
GROWTH LABOUR MARKET
Unemployment ratea) 0.141 −0.787 0.640
Employed personsa) 0.112 0.833 0.706
Reported vacanciesa) −0.021 0.871 0.759
Gross value added, nominalb) 0.958 0.152 0.941
Gross domestic product, nominalb) 0.979 0.163 0.986
Gross wages and salaries, domesticb) 0.924 0.075 0.859
Capital stock (gross fixed assets)b) 0.957 −0.162 0.941
Real gross domestic product per employed personb) 0.814 −0.268 0.734
Employee compensation per employee (domestic)b) 0.936 -0.215 0.922
Proportion of variance explained by factor 0.59 0.29  
Cumulative explained variance of factors 0.59 0.88  
  1. Period: 1970–2011; own calculations based on:
  2. a)Labour market statistics of the Federal Employment Agency.
  3. b)State accounts of the Länder.