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Citizens and Welfare State

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • INFRATEST, München
  • INFRATEST, München
Publication Date
1978
Contributor
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
  • INFRATEST, München (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Social Policy
Description
  • Abstract

    Economic, social and occupational situation of the population. Attitude of the population to the welfare state system and individual social services. Topics: judgement on one´s own economic situation in comparison over time; satisfaction with income; judgement on the economic and social situation of pensioners; judgement on adequate security of one´s own provision for old age; detailed information on income composition; payments received from the social services office or a charity organization; attitude to the welfare state as well as to reducing government expenditures in certain areas and especially social expenditures; judgement on tax equity; interest in honorary activity in the social area; social security versus personal responsibility; occupational mobility; interest in change of company and change of occupation; assessment of age limits for occupational development and capability; time worked daily and weekly; personal times of absence at work; attitude to reduction in working hours; assessment of the stress burden at work; assessment of personal job security; knowledge about the works council; satisfaction with the job of employee representation; membership in a trade union and participation in meetings; membership of family members in a trade union; definition of the most important areas of social progress; adequate time for relaxation and last vacation trip; need for help due to physical handicap or age; persons or organizations providing assistance; person in need of help in the household; degree of reduction in earning capacity. Demography: age; sex; marital status; ages of children (classified); school education; occupational training; occupation; employment; area of business of company; company size; income; household income; sources of income; household size; household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; city size; degree of urbanization; state; union membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-10 / 1978-11
  • 1978-10 / 1978-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Persons 16 years old and older. Additionally a supplement sample of pensioners was drawn according to the quota procedure.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1143 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Bundesminister für Arbeit und Sozialordnung (Hrsg.): Bürger und Sozialstaat. Bonn: Bundesminister für Arbeit und Sozialordnung 1980. (Sozialforschung, Bd. 22).

Update Metadata: 2015-09-02 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

INFRATEST, München; INFRATEST, München (1978): Bürger und Sozialstaat. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1143