ZUMA Standard Demography (Time Series)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • ZUMA, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Demography and population
  • Abstract

    Integrated data set of the ZUMA standard demography from 9 representative surveys. Based on the standard demography the demographic data of the respondents is determined in detailed form. Topics: age; sex; education level and employment; current or last occupational position; company size; place of work; primary source of income; marital status; type of employment of spouse; last occupational position and education level of spouse; occupational position and education level of father; religious denomination; frequence of church attendance; political interest; participation in the Federal Parliament election and party preference; memberships; residential status; local residency; type of city; city size; residential status; self-assessment of social class. Interviewer rating: presence of other persons and their degree of relationship to respondent; intervention of others in the interview; reliability and willingness of respondent to cooperate; length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976 / 1982
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random samples in 10 different investigations.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 20977
    Number of Variables: 111
The integrated data set contains the common parts of 10 representative population surveys conducted in the above-mentioned time interval and in which the so-called ZUMA standard demography was used. The individual studies are: 1. ZUMABUS 1 2036 cases (ZA Study No. 0861), July 1976 2. ZUMABUS 2 2002 cases (ZA Study No. 0814), July 1977 3. ZUMABUS 3 2012 cases (ZA Study No. 1224), March 1979 4. ZUMABUS 4 2007 cases (ZA Study No. 1017), June 1979 5. ZUMABUS 5 1997 cases (ZA Study No. 1225), October 1980 6. Politics in the FRG 1978, 2030 cases (ZA Study No. 1220), April 1978 7. Politics in the FRG 1980, 1939 cases (ZA Study No. 1221), April 1980 8. ALLBUS 1980, 2955 cases (ZA Study No. 1000), February 1980 9. Welfare Survey 78, 2012 cases (ZA Study No. 1141) June 1978 10 ZUMABUS 6 1993 cases (ZA Study No. 1226), June 1982.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1233 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22