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Leisure Time after Quitting Time

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

    Leisure activity of the population after quitting time. Work demands and attitude to various forms of reduction in working hours. Topics: Attitude to work and the meaning of life; assessment of personal work demands; priority leisure interests; purpose of leisure time; distribution of reduction in working hours to shortened work days or shortened work week; preferred day with shortened working hours; quitting time and time budget of respondent on normal working days; free time and effective leisure time on working days; point in time for dinner and going to bed; detailed determination of relative frequency of leisure activities; start of television time in household and watching television during dinner; program selection or television set continually turned on; hobbies after quitting time; number of rooms in residence; possession of yard or balcony; club membership. 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; memberships.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1974-03 / 1974-04
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: 1966
    Number of Variables: 197
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. On the same topic see also ZA Study Nos. 0907 and 0917. They contain in part the same questions.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0913 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • EMNID (Hrsg.): Freizeit am Feierabend. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1975.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-18 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

EMNID, Bielefeld (1974): Freizeit am Feierabend. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.