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Table 1 Sample means

From: Personality and marital surplus

  Women Men
  Full Sample Older Cohorts: 1945-1959 Younger Cohorts: 1960-1970 Full Sample Older Cohorts: 1945-1959 Younger Cohorts: 1960-1970
Ever Married by Age 25 0.66 0.76 0.56 0.46 0.56 0.35
Ever Married by Age 35 0.90 0.93 0.86 0.82 0.87 0.77
Age at First Marriage 23.7 22.9 24.6 26.5 26.0 27.0
Ever Divorced (1 st marriage) 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.21 0.26 0.18
Age in 2005 46.0 51.8 40.1 46.0 52.0 40.1
Years of Education 12.1 11.8 12.3 12.4 12.3 12.5
Labor income 2005* 1746 1812 1683 3235 3272 3200
Labor force participation 2005 0.64 0.61 0.66    
Some religion reported 0.68 0.67 0.69 0.62 0.62 0.63
German ethnicity 0.92 0.92 0.93 0.92 0.93 0.91
East Germany sample 0.17 0.18 0.16 0.17 0.18 0.15
Observations 3642 1830 1812 3469 1735 1734
  1. * Labor force participants only.