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Youth, Education and Leisure Time (1980)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Youth
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • Abstract

    The leisure activities, cultural interest and further education habits of young people in the Federal Republic. Topics: detailed determination of the popularity and frequency of leisure activities; music interest and musical instrument played; preferred type of art; type of photographic equipment and preferred motifs; interest in dancing; type of tape recordings; type and extent of sport activities; belonging to a film club; frequency of watching television and duration; type of program selection and preferred broadcasts; frequency of going to the movies and reading books; reading interests; guiding authority in selection of literature; use of a library and book last checked out; technical interest; sources of information about technology; participation in youth work open to all and membership in a youth organization; motives for participation in international youth meetings; participation in cultural events and further education facilities; interest in higher education; reasons for the lack of opportunity to attend secondary school; preferred education functions of school; judgement on preparation for employment by the school; assessment of the most important socialization factors; career orientation; attitude to ´student fraternities´; political interest and political activities; party preference; attitude to training in social behavior; reference groups and reference persons for contact with people; attitude to consideration for older people; length of time worked each week and commuting time to work or to school; detailed information on time budget of available leisure time on working days, Saturdays and Sundays (information on selected activities in hours); monthly earnings or pocket-money at one´s disposal; cost of living or money expended for food; skin problems and cosmetics used; frequency of use and brand of preparation used. Demography: age; sex; religious denomination; school education; occupational position; employment; number of recipients of income; household income; household size; household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; person managing household; city size; state. Interviewer rating: weekday of interview;
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-04 / 1980-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 14 to 24.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 861
    Number of Variables: 657
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1165 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

EMNID, Bielefeld (1982): Jugend, Bildung und Freizeit (1980). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.