Preparatory Investigation according to the Law to Promote Urban Development (Municipality Data)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Jessen, Johann (Arbeitsgruppe Stadtforschung, Universität Oldenburg)
  • Siebel, Walter (Arbeitsgruppe Stadtforschung, Universität Oldenburg)
  • Walther, Uwe-Jens (Arbeitsgruppe Stadtforschung, Universität Oldenburg)
Publication Date
  • Arbeitsgruppe Stadtforschung, Universitaet Oldenburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Land use and planning
  • Abstract

    Economic, structural and socio-economic description of urban renovation areas in the Federal Republic in the form of aggregate data at the level of the individual renovation areas. Topics: location of renovation area in municipality; building density; size of renovation area; structure of companies and offices; proportion of trade, retail companies, service companies and agricultural companies; employees in the individual types of company; size, number and property conditions of the land in the renovation area; age of buildings; building condition and building use; proportion of residences without toilet and without bath; social structure of residential population; proportion of foreigners; proportion of young people and proportion of pensioners; total number of employed; proportion of workers and proportion of self-employed; number of one-person households and 5-person households; proportion of renter households. For all the above-mentioned topics information about quality and origin of the variables has additionally been encoded. Beyond this data information was recorded on whether further characteristics were surveyed in the initial investigation reports. The information in these variables is restricted to the dichotomy ´information in the source reports available´ or ´information in the source reports not available´. In this sense the following variables were collected: social interconnection; length of residence; income; amount of rent; trip to work; desire for replacement residence; size of residence; residential furnishing; quality of structure; interconnection of the region; possibilities and conducting planning; readiness of residents and owner to participate; characterization of traffic situation and city image; questions of protection of historical monuments.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1968
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Reports of the ´preparatory investigations´ according to the law to promote urban development in 955 areas in 769 municipalities of the Federal Republic.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Content analysis and file analysis
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 334
B - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching, if the results won’t be published. If any publications or any further work on the results is planned, permission must be obtained by the Data Archive.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1157 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22