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Table 11 Descriptive statistics of the regional variables

From: Vocational training choice from a regional perspective

  Mean SD Min Max
Share_Agriculture 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.06
Share_Production 0.24 0.06 0.13 0.40
Share_Construction 0.07 0.01 0.04 0.10
Share_Science 0.03 0.02 0.01 0.10
Share_Logistics 0.13 0.02 0.09 0.18
Share_Trade 0.12 0.01 0.09 0.17
Share_Clerical 0.20 0.03 0.14 0.35
Share_Social services 0.17 0.23 0.12 0.23
Supply–demand relation vocational trainings 103.60 4.80 90.30 125.80
Share of upper secondary school graduates 32.10 6.80 20.00 59.80
Unemployment rate 6.70 2.90 2.10 14.80
Simpson index 0.17 0.02 0.15 0.24
  1. Data source: Bundesagentur für Arbeit; Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (2018); Statistische Ämter des Bundes und der Länder 2018