Leisure Time Conditions and Leisure Time Developments

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Time use
  • Abstract

    Housing situation, leisure behavior and expected leisure developments from the view of West Germans. Topics: Time budget of respondent, organized in working hours and sleep times, free time as well as leisure time on working days and on weekends; detailed recording of the relative frequency of leisure activities; obstacles to many leisure activities; collecting as leisure activity; cost of living and assessment of the growth of free purchasing power; current form of housing as well as number of rooms and side rooms in residence; satisfaction with residential area, the equipment and size of residence; housing desires; preference for city residence or one´s own home in the country; attitude to work as well as achievement orientation; subjective consciousness of growing leisure time; preference for shortened work day or lengthened weekend or lengthened vacation. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; city size; state; memberships.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-07 / 1976-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 14 years and older according to sex, age and occupational groups.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1688
    Number of Variables: 159
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. On the same topic see also ZA Study Nos. 0913 and 0917; they contain in part the same questions.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0907 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • EMNID (Hrsg.): Freizeitbedingungen und Freizeitentwicklungen. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1976.

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