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Structure Investigation in the District Eschwege (Agricultural Company Managers)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Rural economics
  • Abstract

    The situation and prospects of agricultural companies in the district Eschwege. Topics: Features and size of the agricultural company; assessment of the prospects for the future of the company; readiness for industry-wide cooperation; specialization and expansion intents; attitude to modern methods of maintaining livestock; work load; attitude to work in agriculture; family members helping; questions on transfer of farm; attitude to rural co-operatives and the farmers association; memberships; local residency; means of transport used; interest in vacationers on the farm. Demography: regional origins; marital status; age; school education; vocational training; income (classified); size of household; possession of durable economic goods; religious denomination; sex. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; general impression of respondent; condition of residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
    district Eschwege
Sampled Universe
Agricultural company managers 20 years old and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: A sample from the addresses provided by the customer commissioning the survey.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 347
See also the interviews conducted in the same survey area archived under ZA Study Nos. 0080 and 0081.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0079 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt (1965): Strukturuntersuchung im Landkreis Eschwege (Landwirtschaftliche Betriebsleiter). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.