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Foreign Workers in the Federal Republic (Data Pool 1970-1982)

Resource Type
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • Abstract

    The social and economic situation of foreign workers in the Federal Republic. Summarized data set of surveys conducted at first annually, then every two years. Topics: The data set summarizes the contents of ZA Study Nos. 0606 to 0608, 0676, 0677, 0928, 0929, 1075 to 1077, 1328 and 1329. Under the individual study numbers the contents are described in detail. For all or almost all times of survey among other things the following was collected: length of stay and information on visits home; situation of family members in the FRG; greatest concerns and difficulties; assumed attitudes of Germans to foreign workers; interest in German citizenship and party preference; information on housing situation and rent; length of school attendance and information on professional training; information on car possession. Interviewer rating: disturbance of the course of the interview by others; communication difficulties; willingness of respondent to cooperate; assessment of knowledge of national language as well as of the German language; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970 / 1982
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Turks, Italians, Yugoslavs, Greeks and Spaniards
Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 19397
    Number of Variables: 497
The procedure in interviewing foreign workers is more closely described in ZA Study No. 1328. The study is part of an omnibus survey and part of a trend survey. The rest of the "foreigner studies" in this series are archived under the following ZA Study Nos.: ZA Study No. 0606 (1970) ZA Study No. 0607 (1971) ZA Study No. 0608 (1972) ZA Study No. 0676 (1973) ZA Study No. 0677 (1974) ZA Study No. 0928 (1975) ZA Study No. 0929 (1976) ZA Study No. 1075 (1977) ZA Study No. 1076 (1978) ZA Study No. 1077 (1979) ZA Study No. 1328 (1980) ZA Study No. 1329 (1982) ZA Study No. 1629 (1984) ZA Study No. 1630 (1985) ZA Study No. 1631 (1986) ZA Study No. 1678 (1988)
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1358 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 79 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1982): Ausländische Arbeitnehmer in der Bundesrepublik (Datenpool 1970-1982). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.