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The Residents of Garath

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Housing situation, social contacts and satisfaction with housing of the residents of a satellite town. Topics: Previous place of residence and reason for the change of residence to Garath; residential property or tenancy; rent costs and amount of additional costs; receipt of housing benefit; size of residence and residential furnishings; satisfaction with housing; naming advantages and disadvantages of the residence; type of difficulties adjusting in Garath; planned move; possession of bicycles and motor vehicles; possession of garages; most frequent place for the children to play and desire for someone to supervise on the playground; interest in a community game room or kindergarten; school attendance by the children and means of transport used on the route to school; club membership of the children and participation in events; going to the movies and swimming pool or indoor swimming pool by the children; television habits of the children; leisure behavior of young people on weekdays and weekends; interest of housewives in employment; commuting time of all members of household to place of work; shopping habits and preferred shopping centers; trips to the center of Duesseldorf and means of transport used for this; image of the satellite town; neighborhood; distances in social surroundings; facilities missing in Garath. With residents of multi-family buildings: interest in a garden plot; use of the free spaces belonging to the building; interest in a community room for family celebrations. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children in household; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; self-assessment of social class; membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Duesseldorf (DE-NW-DUS)
Sampled Universe
Households. Preferably housewives were interviewed.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 519
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0668 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-18 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

EMNID, Bielefeld (1971): Die Einwohner von Garath. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.