Shopping Habits and Store Opening Times

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Specht, Karl G. (Institut für angewandte Verbraucherforschung, Köln)
  • Jahn-Schnelle, Hildegard (Institut für angewandte Verbraucherforschung, Köln)
  • Wieken, Klaus (Institut für angewandte Verbraucherforschung, Köln)
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer angewandte Verbraucherforschung, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Patterns of Consumption
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • Abstract

    Shopping habits and attitude of consumers to the store closing law. Topics: Shopping habits; shopping times and frequency of shopping; shopping alone or together with others; shopping opportunities on the way to work or on breaks; attitude to shopping; store opening times of businesses within reach; attitude to a longer evening opening time; preferred type of store; distance between residence and store; means of transport used and commuting time; satisfaction with current situation; television habits and leisure activities in the evening. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; family composition; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; income; size of household; head of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Combination of multi-stage stratified random sample and quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2930
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0543 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Institut für angewandte Verbraucherforschung (Hrsg.): Einkaufsgewohnheiten und Ladenöffnungszeiten: Bericht über eine Untersuchung im Auftrag der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Verbraucherverbände e. V.: Köln: Selbstverlag 1970.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22