My da|ra Login

Detailed view

metadata language: German English

Land Possession and Land Cultivation in Northern Hesse

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

    The company situation and the effects of structure change in agriculture. Topics: Judgement on the current development for the agricultural population; changes in one´s company; influence on choice of occupation of the children and influences on one´s own choice of occupation; reasons for choice of occupation as farmer; assessment of occupation prospects; family members helping; hourly wage for workers; detailed recording of mechanization of the company as well as its change from 1958 to 1966; sources of income and planned investments; judgement on prices and market situation for agricultural land; personal interest in purchase and judgement on development of the land market; length of family possession; training and origins of wife. With non-agricultural side jobs: type of activity; place of work; working hours. Without side job: interest in side job. Demography: school education; occupation; employment; professional career; household income; size of household; composition of household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
    Northern Hesse
Sampled Universe
Full-time farmers.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 782
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0471 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 97 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Institut für Agrarsoziologie der Universität Gießen (1966): Landbesitz und Landbewirtschaftung in Nordhessen. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.