Federal Parliament Election 1976 (Panel: 2nd Wave, October 1975)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic conditions and indicators
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitude to political and economic questions. Judgement on parties and politicians in view of the next Federal Parliament election. Image of the candidates for chancellor. Topics: 1. judgement on political problems and abilities to solve them: importance of political problems; issue competence of the parties; most important political events of the past; most important political task in the state and party with the greatest ability to solve this at state level; trust in selected government and democratic institutions and information on changes in trust in these institutions. 2. political interest and evaluation of parties: personal agreements with parties and politicians; assessment of the perceived agreement between selected politicians and their parties on a scale; image of the parties in form of social groups primarily represented by these parties; preferred candidate for chancellor to solve economic problems; image of the candidates for chancellor (semantic differentials); coalition preference; reasons for government participation by the FDP; party preference (ballot procedure for first vote and second vote); interest in politics. 3. judgement on the economic situation: judgement on the economic situation of the FRG as well as its development; judgement on personal economic situation; economic expectations for the future; expected price development and personal income development; expected development of personal standard of living; assessment of general economic situation as crisis and judgement on its significance; personal impact of the economic crisis; personal impact of short time work or unemployment; significance of the governing party for the economic situation; privileged and underprivileged social groups in the FRG; judgement on the development of security in the world and in the country after the conference on disarmament and security; level of regular savings deposits. Demography: age; sex; marital status; school education; employment; occupational satisfaction; place of work at place of residence; judgement on personal occupation prospects; household income; number of income recipients; size of household; respondent is head of household; self-assessment of social class; degree of urbanization; Interviewer rating: housing situation; length of interview; 4. miscellaneous: characterization of residential surroundings Interviewer rating: interest of respondent in survey topic; assessment of degree of difficulty of the survey for the respondent; length of interview; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
No specific information
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3248
    Number of Variables: 193
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1134 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Oberndörfer, Dieter (Hrsg.): Wahlverhalten in der BRD: Studien zu ausgewählten Problemen der Wahlforschung aus Anlaß der Bundestagswahl 1976. Berlin: Duncker und Humblot 1978.
  • Eltermann, Ludolf K.: Kanzler und Oppositionsführer in der Wählergunst: Empirische Untersuchungsergebnisse zum Bild der Spitzenpolitiker in der Bevölkerung der Bundesrepublik von 1971 bis 1976. Stuttgart: Verlag Bonn Aktuell 1980. (Studien zur Politik Band 4, herausgegeben im Auftrag der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung)

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