Games in Leisure 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
  • Abstract

    The interest of the German population in games. Topics: General attitudes to games and to getting together to play games (scales); current frequency of playing games and type of games played; assumed participation in an action ´games for everyone´; preference for team games or games for two; preferred games on a playing field, at the beach, on free green areas, in the park, on a school yard and on blocked-off streets; assessment of the general suitability of blocked-off streets for playing; attitude to participation in games in the country, at a game festival and at a get-together to play games; tasks of a practice leader. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; school education; occupation; size of household; composition of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-10 / 1977-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German population 14 years old and older according to sex, age and occupational groups.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 928
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0971 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • EMNID (Hrsg.): Das Spielen in der Freizeit. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1977.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22