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Attitude of the Population to Foreign Aid and Policies on Developing Countries (1983) Period: November 1983 to December 1983

Resource Type
  • Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit, Bonn
  • INFRATEST Sozialforschung, München
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST Sozialforschung, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Abstract

    Attitude to foreign aid and policies on developing countries of the Federal Government. Topics: general attitude to foreign aid and preferred criteria for the award of assistance in the third world (scales); foreign aid as means to prevent wars in developing countries; judgement on foreign aid provided by the Federal Government; personal interest in questions of foreign aid; potential readiness to make personal financial sacrifice for the sake of foreign aid; source of information and information habits regarding foreign aid; knowledge and judgement on information material of the Federal Ministry; foreign aid in school instruction; estimate of proportion of world population in the third world; attitude to reduction in governmental expenditures. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; school education; occupation; occupational position; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; union membership; employment in the civil service; judgement on general and personal economic situation; party preference (Sunday question). Also encoded was: city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-11 / 1983-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German citizens, 18 years old and older, living in private households during the survey time interval.
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1745
    Number of Variables: 114
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. The study belongs to a survey series archived under ZA Study Nos. 1545, 1593 and 1594.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1359 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • INFRATEST: Einstellung der Bevölkerung zur Entwicklungshilfe und Entwicklungspolitik 1983: Materialienband und Kommentierung der wichtigsten Ergebnisse. Band Nr. 10. München: INFRATEST Sozialforschung 1984.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 235 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit, Bonn; INFRATEST Sozialforschung, München (1984): Einstellung der Bevölkerung zur Entwicklungshilfe und Entwicklungspolitik (1983). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.