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Residence Value and Residence Need in Greater Cologne

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • PROGNOS, Basel
Publication Date
  • PROGNOS, Basel (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Judgement on residential areas and housing situation in Cologne and vicinity. Topics: Local residency and local ties; most important reasons for moving to Cologne; sources of information in house-hunting; type and number of rooms; size of residence; desire for additional rooms and shortcomings in residence lay-out; activities that cannot be conducted due to lack of rooms; detailed residence description; description of furnishing; permission to use green areas or yard areas belonging to the building; perceived noise pollution and air pollution; satisfaction with offerings of kindergarten and schools in the nearer vicinity; assessment of adequate opportunities for children to play; satisfaction with local recreational areas and shopping opportunities for daily needs; shopping habits and use of consumer markets; satisfaction with connection to the public traffic network; car possession; judgement on parking opportunities in the quarter and presence of a freeway entrance in the vicinity; distance or commuting times to work and means of transport used for this; relationship with neighborhood; intent to move in the next few years and reasons to move; preferred type of building and residential surroundings; dreams for a future apartment or condominium; attitude to a ´flexible residence´ and new settlements; residence preference in old age; current rent costs. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; head of household. Interviewer rating: situation of residence within building and type of building; interest of respondent in survey topic; number of contact attempts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-11 / 1973-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Cologne (DE-NW-CGN)
    Cologne and vicinity
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 - 65.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection from the Cologne address book and area sample with inspection on foot in the vicinity.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2386
    Number of Variables: 419
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0860 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Prognos (Hrsg.): Wohnwert, Wohnbedarf: Stadt und Raum Köln. Basel: Projektbericht 1974.

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

PROGNOS, Basel (1977): Wohnwert und Wohnbedarf in Stadt und Raum Köln. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.