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Table 12 Correlation matrix of regional variables

From: Vocational training choice from a regional perspective

  Supply–demand-relation vocational trainings Unemployment rate Share of upper secondary school graduates Share_Agriculture Share_Production Share_Construction Share_Science Share_Logistics Share_Trade Share_Clerical Share_Social services Urban regions Regions with urbanization trend Rural regions Simpson index
Supply–demand-relation vocational trainings 1.00               
Unemployment rate −0.25 −0.16              
Share of upper secondary school graduates −0.28 0.29 1.00             
Share_Agriculture −0.02 0.51 −0.03 1.00            
Share_Production 0.31 −0.54 −0.48 −0.36 1.00           
Share_Construction 0.16 0.33 −0.28 0.72 −0.12 1.00          
Share_Science −0.13 −0.12 0.32 −0.36 −0.31 −0.54 1.00         
Share_Logistics −0.23 0.27 0.04 0.29 −0.26 0.25 −0.20 1.00        
Share_Trade 0.11 −0.01 0.05 0.14 −0.43 0.18 −0.08 −0.04 1.00       
Share_Clerical −0.29 0.03 0.45 −0.37 −0.47 −0.64 0.60 −0.16 −0.05 1.00      
Share_Social services −0.15 0.55 0.15 0.50 −0.51 0.46 −0.25 −0.01 0.27 −0.26 1.00     
Urban regions −0.28 0.24 0.48 −0.34 −0.37 −0.48 0.63 −0.01 −0.08 0.60 −0.12 1.00    
Regions with urbanization trend −0.01 −0.25 −0.16 −0.10 0.28 −0.16 −0.13 −0.09 −0.08 −0.13 −0.05 −0.45 1.00   
Rural regions 0.26 0.03 −0.28 0.40 0.06 0.59 −0.43 0.10 0.15 −0.40 0.15 −0.45 −0.60 1.00  
Simpson index 0.19 −0.50 −0.27 −0.57 0.82 −0.44 −0.19 −0.37 −0.43 −0.01 −0.59 −0.14 0.24 −0.11 1.00
  1. Data source: Bundesagentur für Arbeit; Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (2018); Statistische Ämter des Bundes und der Länder 2018