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Image of the Old and Provision for Old Age for Workers and Employees

Resource Type
  • Friedeburg, Ludwig von (Institut für Sozialforschung, Universität Frankfurt)
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • Abstract

    Determination of initiative for provision for old age of workers and employees as well as the role of the family as solidarity community for the old. Topics: General ideas about the economic situation and role of old people in society; conscious occupation with old age; greatest social problems of old people; image of old age and of youth; ideas about social contact and free time in retirement age; preferred age limit; provision for old age; position on social security; participation of wife in provision for old age; attitude to support of those in need of help by the government, family, associations or organizations; loneliness; satisfaction in marriage and work satisfaction; satisfaction with housing; commuting times to work; company size; feared difficulties with a loss of job; leisure activity. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; religiousness; school education; employment; income; economic area; housing situation; self-assessment of social class; regional origins; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods; possession of assets; military service. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate and presence of other persons; social class of respondent; housing conditions of respondent; impression whether respondent had already occupied himself with problems of old age; length of interview; city size; interest.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1955-08 / 1955-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Workers and employees covered by social security and not yet receiving a pension from the compulsory retirement insurance program. Age: 20-65.
Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1000
In 348 cases the wife of the respondent was also interviewed. These data are assigned to the respective partner survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0146 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Friedeburg, Ludwig von; Weltz, Friedrich: Altersbild und Altersvorsorge der Arbeiter und Angestellten. Frankfurt: Europäische Verlagsanstalt 1958 (Frankfurter Beiträge zur Soziologie, Sonderheft 1)
  • Institut für Sozialforschung an der Johann-Wolfgang-GoetheUniversität: Altersbild und Altersvorsorge der Arbeiter und Angestellten (Forschungsbericht). Frankfurt: Selbstverlag 1955

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Friedeburg, Ludwig von (1955): Altersbild und Altersvorsorge der Arbeiter und Angestellten. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.