Country Young People Investigation (1968)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Planck, Ulrich (Abteilung für ländliche Sozialforschung der Universität Hohenheim)
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Occupation concepts, training or job situation, life situation as well as political attitudes and personal moral orientations among young people in the country. Topics: Rough information on time budget; interest in agriculture; personal person to confide in; relationship with parents and parents-in-law; course of training and occupational goal; change of occupation; job security; work satisfaction; company size; side jobs; distance to workplace; position in the company; decision structure in the company; leisure activities; personal sport activities; hobby; attitude of parents to personal leisure activities; vacation and absence from place of residence; purpose and length of stays abroad; attitude to interests associations; political interest; personal election participation in the Federal Parliament election 1965; participation in election meetings; attitude to lowering the voting age, to foreign aid, to subsidies for agriculture and for mining; attitude to sexuality; desired number of children; attitude to colleagues, to co-residents and life in the country; importance of areas of life; particularly valued characteristics; achievement orientation; enthusiasm for innovation; media usage; going to the movies; membership in a club; religiousness; regional origins and origin of parents; type of health insurance and retirement insurance; military service performed. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; age and number of siblings; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; size of household; composition of household; social origins; state; possession of durable economic goods; military service. Interviewer rating: presence of other persons; willingness of respondent to cooperate; situation of residence; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1967-12 / 1968-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without Saarland
Sampled Universe
Young people in the country between the ages of 17-28 years, living in municipalities under 5000 residents.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1170
See ZA Study No. 0477. In part comparable question formulations were used in it. See ZA Study No. 1353. It presents a comparable investigation at a later point in time (1980).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0478 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Planck, Ulrich: Landjugend im sozialen Wandel. München: Juventa 1970.
  • Wißler, Dieter H.: Das Verhältnis der westdeutschen Landjugend zur Politik. Hohenheim, Universität, Fachbereich Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Diss., 1969.
  • Platz, Eberhard: Freizeitverhältnisse und Feizeitverhalten der Jugend auf dem Lande. Hohenheim, Universität, Fachbereich Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Diss., 1971.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21