The Political Mood in Bavaria

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Alfter/Bonn
Publication Date
  • GETAS, Institut fuer Motivforschung, Bremen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians as well as assessment of political questions at state level in Bavaria. Topics: Most important state and federal political tasks; familiarity of federal and state politicians; image of Strauss, Gabert, Goppel and Vogel; sympathy scale for the parties; familiarity of state parliament delegates of the constituency; party preference; issue competence of the Federal Government as well as the state government; voting intent and party preference in the state parliament election; attitude to reduction of the election age; assessment of the position of the parties regarding this; preference for CDU or CSU in Bavaria; judgement on politicians in appearances on television as well as in speeches at meetings; preferred formation of a government for the next state government; political interest; attitude to Ostpolitik; assignment of colors to the parties; favorite color; regional mobility; general contentment with life; assessment of price development and the economic situation; judgement on regional economic development; membership in a trade union; religiousness. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; income; size of household; head of household; city size; state; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-03 / 1970-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older
Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1812
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0791 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22