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Starting Situation on the Federal Parliament Election 1961

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • INTERMARKET, Düsseldorf
Publication Date
  • INTERMARKET, Duesseldorf (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Party preference and party ties. Topics: Political interest and political conversations; most important reasons to vote for a certain party; attitude to change of party preference and personal change in party voted for; personal opinion allegiance; desire for differentiation from others; conservatism or modernity, measured on pictures of furnishing and commodities presented; attitude to economic system and religious denomination schools; party preference; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1957; expected election result in the next Federal Parliament election; preference for living in the country or in the city; preferred house size and desired residential surroundings; satisfaction with housing size; desire for additional residential furnishings; circle of friends and social ties; willingness to accept responsibility at work; media usage; memberships; possession of a vehicle; possession of stocks and shares and possession of assets; art interest; social class. Demography: social surroundings; age (classified); sex; marital status; employment; occupation; school education; income (classified); family income (classified); size of household; religious denomination; refugee; state; stated possession of assets; possession of durable economic goods . Interviewer rating: social class, intellectual flexibility and willingness of respondent to cooperate; housing situation and city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1960
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 20 and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2680
    Number of Variables: 68
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0012 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 72 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

INTERMARKET, Düsseldorf (1966): Ausgangssituation zur Bundestagswahl 1961. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.