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Socio-Economic, Political and Fiscal Data for the States (1960 and 1970)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Cameron, Stefanie H. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • Hofferbert, Richard I. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
Publication Date
  • Cameron, Stefanie H. (Data Collector)
  • Hofferbert, Richard I.University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Data Collector)
  • St. H. Cameron, R. I. Hofferbert, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Institutions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour and employment
    • Demography and population
    • Health care and medical treatment
    • Elections
    • Transport, travel and mobility
    • Economic policy
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Socio-economic, political and fiscal aggregate data at the level of the states for the years 1960 and 1970. Topics: Characteristics of population structure; population density; medical care in the form of doctor and hospital density; theater seats; number of books in libraries and percentage of citizens with university diplomas; population growth from 1960 to 1970; proportion of population in cities; employment figures in individual areas of business; number of guest workers; number of industry companies and industry workers; figures of economic strength and gross national product of the region; hectares of agriculturally productive land; number of agricultural companies; number of automobiles and kilometers of freeway; eligible voters, election turnout and behavior at the polls of the population in the Federal Parliament elections and state parliament elections; per capita expenditures and tax revenue of state and municipalities; tax revenue, grouped according to the individual types of taxes.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1960 / 1970
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Regional data for all states and Berlin.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Regional data for all states and Berlin.
Collection Mode
  • Aggregate data from records and publication of the Federal Bureau of the Census.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Geographic Unit
    Number of Units: 11
    Number of Variables: 276
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0920 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-19 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Cameron, Stefanie H.; Hofferbert, Richard I. (1970): Sozioökonomische, politische und fiskalische Daten für die Bundesländer (1960 und 1970). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.