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Table 5 Regression analysis of occupational status after migration among recent Polish and Bulgarian migrants (non-standardised coefficients) (N = 574)

From: Comparing the labour market position of Poles and Bulgarians before and after migration to the Netherlands

  b Beta
Ethnic group
- Poles (ref.)   
- Ethnic Bulgarians 3.72 0.08
- Turkish Bulgarians 0.80 0.02
Occupational status in country of origin 0.16*** 0.18
Interaction Migrant group * Occupational status in country of origin −0.04  
Migration motive
- Family (ref.)   
- Work −2.95* −0.08
Intention to stay in the Netherlands −0.74 −0.03
Education level 1.60** 0.11
Command of English 1.75 0.08
Attempt to learn Dutch before migration 3.20 0.07
Number of months in Netherlands
- <12 months (ref.)   
- 12–24 months −1.98~ −0.07
- 24–48 months −1.41 −0.06
- missing 3.30 0.04
Partner with work −1.34 −0.06
Child aged under five in household −0.28 −0.01
Man 7.45*** 0.33
Age 0.03 0.03
Intercept 16.31  
R2 0.21  
  1. Source: SCIP, the Netherlands, wave 1, 2011
  2. b = unstandardized regression coefficient; Beta = standardized regression coefficient
  3. *** = p < 0.001; ** = p < 0.01; * = p < 0.05; ~ = p < 0.10