Test of Consumer Mood (1973)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Patterns of Consumption
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
    • Economic conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Judgement on the economic situation and economic development. Consumer needs and savings habits of the population. Topics: Judgement on price development and development of the purchasing power of the DM; assessment of the economic development of the FRG; judgement on personal income development and satisfaction with personal financial situation; consumption inclination and attitude to saving; monthly savings amount; familiarity and use of various forms of savings; installment purchase and borrowing; planned acquisitions; ideas about the use of an additional sum of money; forms of income and possession of assets; cost of living. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; city size; state; possession of assets.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-08 / 1973-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 16 years old and older according to sex, age and occupation.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1889
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0910 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • EMNID (Hrsg.): Verbraucherstimmungstest. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1973.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 97 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22