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Foreign Workers in the Federal Republic (1973)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Social conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Integration of foreign workers. Topics: Trips home and means of transport used for this; greatest concerns and difficulties; trips to amusement parks and opportunities to learn German; assumed German stereotype of one´s countrymen and that held by one´s countrymen regarding Germans; contacts with Germans; personal interest in acquisition of German citizenship; naming associations and organizations concerned the most about guest workers; place of stay of family and age of children; self-assessment of social class (Kleining-Moore index); satisfaction with housing and rent costs; party preference. Demography: age; sex; marital status; school education; vocational training; occupation; income; state; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: presence of other persons; willingness of respondent to cooperate; language proficiency of respondent and communication difficulties; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-02 / 1973-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Spaniards, Italians, Yugoslavs, Greeks and Turks according to age, sex, housing conditions and employment office districts.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1952
The procedure in the survey of foreign workers is described more closely in ZA Study No. 1328. The study is part of an omnibus survey and part of a trend survey. The other "foreigner studies" from this series are archived under the following ZA Study Nos.: ZA Study No. 0606 (1970) ZA Study No. 0607 (1971) ZA Study No. 0608 (1972) 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
  • ZA0676 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1973): Ausländische Arbeitnehmer in der Bundesrepublik (1973). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.