Urban Development Data Collection (1969)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Dittrich, G. G. (Städtebauinstitut Nürnberg (SIN), Nürnberg)
Publication Date
  • Staedtebauinstitut Nuernberg (SIN), Nuernberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Land use and planning
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Living and housing situation of residents of different municipal areas and their interest in local events. Topics: Size of residence and residential furnishings; satisfaction with housing; damage to building; having a yard; type of heating and heating costs; commercial use of residence; change of residence and length of residence; motives in house-hunting; neighborhood and leisure time; athletic activities and attendance at cultural events; visit to regular pubs; leisure behavior on weekends; satisfaction with residential area; judgement on disturbances from companies in the residential area; disturbances from traffic noise; attending a kindergarten; use of playgrounds and green areas; extent to which informed and sources of information about urban development plans; interest in city happenings; attitude to citizen involvement in city planning and priorities in urban construction planning; pride in the city; political interest; municipal political preferences; possession of transportation and use of various means of transport; parking opportunities; distances to work and school; detailed description of members of household; self-assessment of social class. The data of the questionnaire have been augmented by the following regional data or aggregate data on the part of town: proportion of publicly supported residences; rent per square meter; living space per person; proportion of pensioners and welfare recipients; training level; one-person households; employed; employment rate; proportion of foreigners; households with children; proportion of persons over 65 years; increase or decrease of residential population from 1961 to 1970; proportion of condominiums; fertility rate; religious affiliation. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; occupation; employment; income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; self-assessment of social class.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969
Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
  • Schleswig-Holstein (DE-SH)
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
    Frankfurt am Main
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Various sampling procedures in each of 3 residential areas with new construction from the years after 1950 and old buildings from the 20´s as well as from the time before 1910 in the cities specified.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey enhances by regional or aggregate data.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7000
    Number of Variables: 385
The addition of the regional and aggregate data was carried out by the Zentralarchiv. The data originate among others from the book publication on this study, the statistical publications of the cities, the census of 1970 as well as the building and residence census of 1968. See also the urban development data collection of 1968 archived under ZA Study No. 0488.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0551 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Dittrich, Gerhard G. (Hrsg.): Neue Siedlungen und alte Viertel: Städtebaulicher Kommentar aus der Sicht der Bewohner. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt 1973.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22