Savings Habits (1965)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Saving, Investment of Money
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Advertising
    • Income, property and investment/saving
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Savings habits, paying attention to advertising and housing conditions. Topics: Satisfaction with standard of living; perceived special interest groups in the FRG with too much power; forms of investment of savings or assets; savings goals; leisure activities; paying attention to radio commercials, television commercials, posters, brochures and advertising printed matter; type of residential building; possession of kitchen and bath; warm water supply; cost of living; rent costs and additional costs; membership in a trade union; city size; religiousness; weight. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; state; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: number of contact attempts; social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-05 / 1965-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 16-79.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1641
    Number of Variables: 111
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. Other parts of this survey can be found under ZA Study No. 0429.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0460 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21