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Shopping Habits

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
  • Abstract

    Shopping habits of the West Germans. Topics: Attitude to shopping and shopping behavior (scale); impulse purchases; preferred shopping times and shopping days; purchases on ´long Saturday´; attitude to the store closing times; planned or random purchase of groceries; preferred shopping places for groceries; reason for the purchase of various products; distance of shopping places from residence; most important point of view in shopping; preference for self-service store or business with sales personal; effect on shopping habits of strolling past display windows; persons accompanying in purchase of clothing; cost of living. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 16 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1836
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0912 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • EMNID (Hrsg.): Einkaufsgewohnheiten der erwachsenen Bevölkerung der Bundesrepublik 1973. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1974.

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

EMNID, Bielefeld (1973): Einkaufsgewohnheiten. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.