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International Workbook: Centre-Periphery Structures in Europe (Germany)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Aarebrot, Frank H. (Department of Comparitive Politics, University of Bergen)
  • Malaba, Pamela (T. Sande, Department of Social Science and Development, University of Bergen)
  • Rokkan, Stein (Department of Political Science, University of Bergen)
  • Sande, Terje (Department of Social Science and Development, University of Bergen)
  • Urwin, Derek (University of Warwick, Coventry)
Publication Date
  • By the above-named principal investigators (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Demography and population
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Aggregate data from the areas of economy, culture, administration and population-statistical data. Topics: 1. The following was surveyed for the reference years 1950 and 1961: size of area; total population; number of private households; number of residences; male population; total population according to age classes; refugees; Catholics; identification number of working population according to areas of business; information on commercial taxes. 2. The following was surveyed for the survey times 1949, 1953, 1957, 1965 and 1969: election data such as total number of votes, valid votes; proportion of votes for major parties as well as for splinter parties; election turnout. 3. Distance to closest available urban center.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1949 / 1969
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Sample of aggregate data from official statistical publications and records at district level
Collection Mode
  • Aggregate data
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 563
    Number of Variables: 134
All of the data accompanying the Workbook of the same name is archived under ZA Study Nos. 1411 to 1414.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1412 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Rokkan, Stein; Urwin, Derek; Aarebrot, Frank H.; Malaba, Pamela; Sande, Terje: Centre-Periphery Structures in Europe: An ISSC Workbook in Comparative Analysis. Frankfurt: Campus 1987. (Beiträge zur empirischen Sozialforschung)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 242 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Aarebrot, Frank H.; Malaba, Pamela; Rokkan, Stein; Sande, Terje; Urwin, Derek (1984): International Workbook: Centre-Periphery Structures in Europe (Germany). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.