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Foreign Workers in the Federal Republic (1971)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • MARPLAN, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • Abstract

    Trips and money transfer home as well as the social situation of guest workers in the Federal Republic. Topics: Length of stay in Germany; frequency of travel home and means of transport used for this; place of changing money and amount of money taken along on the trip home; amount of financial transfers home; assumed attitude of countrymen to Germans; particular difficulties in the FRG; learning the German language; side job; average working hours per week and overtime; satisfaction with housing; rent costs. Demography: age (classified); sex; nationality; marital status; number of children; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; income; size of household; housing situation; state; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: judgement on language proficiency and possible communication difficulties; willingness of respondent to cooperate; presence of other persons; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-01 / 1971-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Spaniards, Italians, Yugoslavs, Greeks and Turks living in the FRG.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1508
The procedure in the survey of foreign workers is more closely described in ZA Study No. 1328. The study is part of an omnibus survey and part of a trend survey. The remaining "foreigner studies" from this series are archived under the following ZA Study Nos.: ZA Study No. 0606 (1970) ZA Study No. 0608 (1972) ZA Study No. 0676 (1973) ZA Study No. 0677 (1974) ZA Study No. 0928 (1975) ZA Study No. 0929 (1976) ZA Study No. 1075 (1977) ZA Study No. 1076 (1978) ZA Study No. 1077 (1979) ZA Study No. 1328 (1980) ZA Study No. 1329 (1982) ZA Study No. 1358 (data pool 1970-1982) ZA Study No. 1629 (1984) ZA Study No. 1630 (1985) ZA Study No. 1631 (1986) ZA Study No. 1678 (1988)
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0607 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

MARPLAN, Frankfurt (1971): Ausländische Arbeitnehmer in der Bundesrepublik (1971). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.