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District Database

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Mackensen, Rainer (Institut für Soziologie, Technische Universität Berlin)
Publication Date
1975
Contributor
  • R. Mackensen, Institut fuer Soziologie, Technische Universitaet Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • 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
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
Note
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.
Availability
Download
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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
  • ZA1212 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Mackensen, Rainer (1975): Kreisdatenbank. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1212