The Situation of Agricultural Companies

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Rural economics
  • Abstract

    The situation of agricultural companies in the FRG and attitude of farmers to government subsidies. Topics: Planned change of areas used agriculturally or livestock holdings; reasons for doing without company change; holding of milk animals, meat animals, porkers and breeding sows; knowledge about agricultural support programs and judgement on these support programs by respondent and his occupational colleagues; utilization of public aid and reasons for not doing so; judgement on the usefulness of government subsidies; sources of information about subsidies; planned investments depending on subsidies; judgement on company income; family members helping; retraining intent; contacts with the employment office and as appropriate prospect of a new job; consultation of external advisers on the occasion of company conversion; presence of an heir and age of farm successor; current occupation of farm successor; company size. Demography: age; school education; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-04 / 1973-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Farmers with a company size of 10 hectares and more.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1222
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0752 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22