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Installment Purchase

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • NIPO, Amsterdam
Publication Date
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • Abstract

    Attitude of the Dutch to installment purchases. Topics: Payment habits; attitude to installment purchase in comparison to bank loan; readiness to go into debt; knowledge about leasing; image of installment purchases; classification of consumer and luxury goods; classification of products that one would purchase on installment basis; purchases from mail-order firms; media usage. Indices: inclination to installment purchase; A.B.V. scale with subindices neuroticism, somatic, extroversion and rigidity. Demography: age (classified); marital status; family composition; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; income; size of household; self-assessment of social class; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1962-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Netherlands (NL)
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 496
    Number of Variables: 65
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0143 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

NIPO, Amsterdam (1962): Ratenkauf. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.