ALLBUS/GGSS 1992 (Allgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften/German General Social Survey 1992)
- GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
- Allerbeck, Klaus R. (Universität Frankfurt) (Researcher)
- Allmendinger, Jutta (Universität München) (Researcher)
- Müller, Walter (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
- Opp, Karl-Dieter (Universität Hamburg) (Researcher)
- Pappi, Franz U. (Universität Mannheim) (Researcher)
- Scheuch, Erwin K. (Universität Köln) (Researcher)
- Ziegler, Rolf (Universität München) (Researcher)
- Infratest, München (Data Collector)
- Infratest Burke, Berlin (Data Collector)
- Society, Culture
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Cultural and national identity
- Religion and values
- Social conditions and indicators
- Specific diseases and medical conditions
- Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
- Government, political systems and organisation
- Social stratification and groupings
- Family life and marriage
- Equality and inequality
- Economic systems and development
Abstract1.) Attitudes towards politics and economy: satisfaction with democracy in the Federal Republic; opinion on performance of the German political system (political support); satisfaction with the achievements of the federal and state governments; eligibility to vote, participation in the past election; recall of past vote; voting intention (Sonntagsfrage); political interest; postmaterialism (importance of law and order, fighting rising prices, free expression of opinions, and influence on governmental decisions); political participation; self-placement on a left-right continuum; assessments of the present and future economic situation in Germany and in one´s own federal state; assessment of personal present and future economic situation. 2.) Attitudes towards migration and personal migration movements: attitude towards the influx of eastern European ethnic Germans, asylum seekers, labor from EC or non-EC countries; citizenship; birth in East or West Germany; year of moving between eastern and western Germany; status as immigrant or ethnic German; emigration to another EC country conceivable; length of residence in present state and at present location. 3.) National pride: pride in German institutions and German achievements; pride in being a German. 4.) Attitudes relating to the process of German re-unification: more advantages for East or West through German unification; the future in the East depends on the willingness of eastern Germans to make an effort; attitude towards demand for increased willingness to make sacrifices in the West and more patience in the East; strangeness of citizens in the other part of Germany; pressures to work harder in the East; attitudes towards the Stasi-past of individuals; valuation of socialism as an idea. 5.) Importance of life aspects and job characteristics: family and children, work and occupation, free time and recreation, friends and acquaintances, kinship, religion and church, politics and public life, neighborhood; preferred job characteristics (security, income, responsibility, etc.). 6.) Attitudes towards marriage, family, and partnership: attitude towards family and marriage; attitude towards employment of women and mothers; desired characteristics of children; educational goals; attitude towards abortion. 7.) Questions on AIDS (HIV): knowledge about the disease AIDS; sources of information on AIDS; attitude towards higher health insurance fees for AIDS-infected people; attitude towards firing infected employees and towards entry refusal for AIDS-infected foreigners; attitude towards a central registration requirement; fear of personal infection and protective measures taken; AIDS-infected people in one´s circle of friends. 8.) Religioun and world view: the meaning of life, cosmology, and the belief in Christian God; funeral by church; self-assessment of religiousness; present and former denominational membership of respondent and spouse; baptism of children. 9.) Other topics: general trust in fellow men and politicians; social pessimism and orientation towards the future (anomia); sense of security in the immediate vicinity and farther away (fear of crime); opinions on the personal and general burden through environmental pollution; perceived conflicts in the Federal Republic; fear of unemployment or loss of own business. 10.) ALLBUS-Demography: Details about the respondent: gender; month and year of birth, age; geographical origin and citizenship; migration to East or West Germany, interest in migrating to East or West Germany or to another EC country; place of residence (federal state, administrative region, size of municipality, Boustedt-type of municipality) and length of residence; religious denomination, frequency of church attendance; voting intention (Sonntagsfrage), vote in last election; general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current occupation, length of employment, industrial sector, affiliation to public service, supervisory functions, working hours per week; date of termination of full- or part-time employment; details about former occupation; length of unemployment; respondent´s income; marital status. Details about respondent´s current spouse: cohabitation before marriage; age; general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current and former occupation respectively; date of termination of full- or part-time employment; religious denomination; church marriage. Details about respondent´s former spouse: age; details about current occupation; religious denomination; church marriage. Details about respondent´s steady extra-marital partner: common household; month and year of birth, age; general education, vocational training; employment status; details about current and former occupation respectively; religious denomination. Details about respondent´s parents: general education of father and mother; father´s occupation. Composition of household: size of household; number of persons older than 17 in household (reduced size of household); household income; number of children; type of dwelling, telephone. Details about household members: relation to respondent; gender; month and year of birth, age; marital status. Respondent´s current memberships (Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB, blue-collar union), Deutsche Angestelltengewerkschaft (DAG, white-collar union), Christlicher Gewerkschaftsbund (CGB, Christian union), Union Leitender Angestellter (ULA, association of managers), Deutscher Beamtenbund (DBB, public service union), farmer´s association, trade association, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI, association of German industry), association of a liberal profession, other occupational association; choral society, sports club, leisure activity club, local history or community club, other social association, association of German expellees or refugees, charitable association, religious/church organization, youth or student organization, political party (plus former membership), citizens´ action group, other club or association). 11.) Data on the interview (paradata): presence of respondent in the last four days prior to personal interview; length of interview; beginning and end of interview. 12.) Social inequality II (ISSP): fair share in standard of living; most important prerequisites for success in society; attitude towards the welfare state and towards social differences; self-classification on a top-bottom-scale; estimation of average earnings in occupational groups and estimation of appropriate earnings. 13.) Added value: Inglehart-index; family typology, classification of private households (according to Porst and Funk); International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO 1968, 1988); occupational prestige (according to Treiman); magnitude prestige (according to Wegener); occupational meta-classification (according to Pappi and Terwey), class position (according to Goldthorpe); weights.
1992-05 / 1992-06
Face-to-face interview: PAPI
Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Personal interview with standardized questionnaire (PAPI - Paper and Pencil Interviewing), additional self-completion questionnaire (drop off) for ISSP
Number of Units: 3548
Number of Variables: 556
- ZA2140 (Type: ZA-No.)
- ALLBUS (Type: FDZ)
Is new version of
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