Social Data of the Federal Republic of Germany

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • INFRATEST, München
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Law, crime and legal systems
    • Social welfare systems/structures
  • Abstract

    Social data of the residential population of the Federal Republic and attitude to data protection. Topics: Attitude to protection of personal data or attitude to their being given to various authorities and institutions; occupational contact with personal data; information on all completed insurance policies; type of loans currently outstanding; payment of fine as road-user; participation in legal proceedings; type of social services received; type of taxes paid; participation in military service; last visit to the doctor; number of doctors visited in the last six months; last hospital stay; membership in clubs or citizen initiatives. Demography: age; sex; marital status; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; employment; type of company; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1974-06 / 1974-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Residential population 14 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3901
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. The study contains in part the same question formulations as ZA Study No. 0798.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0797 (Type: ZA-No.)

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