Motives for Population Shift and City Structure (Stuttgart)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Baldermann, Joachim (Städtebauliches Institut der Universität Stuttgart)
  • Hecking, Georg (Städtebauliches Institut der Universität Stuttgart)
  • Knauss, Erich (Städtebauliches Institut der Universität Stuttgart)
Publication Date
  • Staedtebauliches Institut der Universitaet Stuttgart (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Population shift behavior of the Stuttgart population and reasons for moving from the center of town to the outskirts as well as in the opposite direction. Topics: Most questions were answered for the situation before and after moving: size of household; number and age of children; form of housing; satisfaction with housing and satisfaction with infrastructure; age of residential building; commuting time to work; move in connection with change of job; criteria for choice of place of residence; rent costs; most important reason for moving. Demography: Age; sex; school education; occupation; composition of household; head of household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
Sampled Universe
Households who in the survey period moved to, from or within Stuttgart
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2489
    Number of Variables: 120
The questionnaires were distributed by city employees at registration of change of residence. For foreign workers from Italy, Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey and Spain questionnaires were distributed in the respective national language. With a significantly smaller response rate than the German respondents nonetheless 492 questionnaires of foreign workers could be evaluated.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0952 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Baldermann, Joachim; Hecking, Georg; Knauss, Erich: Wanderungsmotive und Stadtstruktur, Stuttgart: 1976. (Schriftenreihe 6 des Städtebaulichen Instituts der Universität Stuttgart).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22