The Education Interests of the Adult Population of the Federal Republic

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • In-job training
    • Education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
further education; motivation in education
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to work, education and further education. Topics: Attitude to work and further education (scale); understanding of the term education; most important education institutions; attitude to learning when older; possibilities of occupational further education and participation in occupational further education courses; source of information about occupational further education courses; further education through technical literature; further education outside of occupation; intent and reasons for further education; bearer of further education costs; preferred forms of further education; occupational mobility; education interest. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; professional career; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; social origins; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 16 years old and older.
Non-probability: Quota; Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1846
Survey unit: adults### The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0911 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • EMNID (Hrsg.): Die Bildungsinteressen der erwachsenen Bevölkerung der Bundesrepublik. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1974.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 101 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22