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Bochum Study

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Land use and planning
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    The housing situation in the Bochum center of town and desires of those impacted by renovation. Survey according to Paragraph 4 of the urban development promotion law. Topics: Housing situation; condition of residence and description of residence; perceived possibilities to receive a better residence; complaints about the residence and the building; improvements in public structural facilities; length of residence and previous residence; satisfaction with housing; ties to area; circle of persons with whom one would like to move; average rent and highest rent bearable; modernization recommendations for one´s own residence and the residential area; degree of familiarity of the planned renovation measures; information about the planned renovation; desired location of stores and government offices; desire for expansion of green areas and for preservation of buildings and squares; general wishes on renovation; commuting time and means of transport used to work. Demography: age; sex; marital status; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; head of household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-01 / 1976-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Bochum (DE-NW-BOM)
Sampled Universe
Household survey in the area of the renovation area in the Bochum center of town.
Sampling Procedure Comment: No specific information
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Household
    Number of Units: 1977
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0966 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • EMNID (Hrsg.): Vorbereitende Untersuchungen nach Paragr. 4. STBAUFG: Stadt Bochum. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1976.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

EMNID, Bielefeld (1979): Bochum-Studie. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.