District Database

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Mackensen, Rainer (Institut für Soziologie, Technische Universität Berlin)
Publication Date
  • R. Mackensen, Institut fuer Soziologie, Technische Universitaet Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
  • Abstract

    Aggregate data (for selected points in time) at the level of the districts of the FRG according to the territory status of 7. Nov 1970. Topics: structural characterization of the territory; places of work; employees according to area of business; unemployed; gross domestic product; health maintenance; infrastructure data; cultural, climactic and agrarian figures; education level; figures on residential population; proportion of foreigners; commuters; number of cars; total residential area; number of residences and changes; residence quality; election results; population shifts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1939 / 1975
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Survey of aggregate data from official statistics
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 542
    Number of Variables: 219
A recalculation of the older district data with 542 cases to the current number of 328 districts according to the territory status of 1 Jan 81 is not possible. However a calculation key has been worked out, making it possible to make the data compatible at a higher aggregation level than the districts.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1212 (Type: ZA-No.)

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