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Agricultural Co-Operatives

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Rural economics
  • Abstract

    The attitude of farmers to co-operatives. Topics: Business and emotional ties to the local co-operatives; significance of individual co-operatives for the agricultural company; characterization of the co-operative in comparison to private trade in the country; personal contact with the leaders of the local co-operative; participation in membership meetings; attitude to a secondary business management and non-agricultural members in the co-operative; satisfaction with business management of the co-operatives; attitude to consolidation of smaller local co-operatives; attitude to agricultural production co-operatives; contacts with the agriculture school; possession of agricultural vehicles and machines; membership in agricultural organizations and co-operatives; reading technical journals and daily newspapers; television habits and paying attention to advertising broadcasts; possession or intent to purchase a television set; type of company and company size; livestock holdings and number of animal-drawn vehicles. Demography: age; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; housing situation; state. Interviewer rating: city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1964-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Full-time farmers possessing a tractor.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1523
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0463 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt (1964): Landwirtschaftliche Genossenschaften. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.