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Autumn Study 1982

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians. Political attitudes. Topics: judgement on the economic situation in the Federal Republic and economic development of personal household; political interest; contentment with life; general judgement on conditions and prospects for the future in the Federal Republic; party preference (ballot procedure and rank order procedure); behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; satisfaction with the government coalition and opposition; attitude to the coalition change of the FDP 1980; judgement on political effects of the change of government 1980; major reasons for the failure of the SPD/FDP coalition; classification of parties and self-classification on a left-right continuum; criticism of trade unions due to their support of the SPD; judgement on the change of government 1980; judgement on the successes of the current government (scale); attitude to political measures and changes to the law to improve economic difficulties, now planned or being carried out; employer-friendly policies of the government; chances of the FDP and the Greens to obtain seats in the next Federal Parliament; interest in FDP and Greens taking seats in the next Federal Parliament; assumed governing party after the next Federal Parliament election; judgement on the Greens; attitude to a coalition of the SPD with the Greens; coalition preferences after the next Federal Parliament election; characterization of the parties; characteristics of a desirable society (scale); issue relevance and issue ability of the parties; religiousness; self-assessment of social class; party preference of spouse; presence at home in the last three working days before the interview; date of birth. Interviewer rating: size of place of residence; interest of respondent in interview; number of contact attempts; length of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West-Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons with German citizenship 18 years old or older and living in private households.
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2015
Further Autumn Studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1452, 1456, 1505, 1508, 1808, 1809, 1811, 1954 and 1956. The Spring Studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1450, 1453, 1455, 1501 to 1504, 1506, 1507, 1807, 1810, 1953 and 1955.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1454 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Veen, Hans-Joachim; Noelle-Neumann, Elisabeth (Hrsg.): Wählerverhalten im Wandel: Bestimmungsgründe und politisch-kulturelle Trends am Beispiel der Bundestagswahl 1987. Zürich: Ferdinand Schöningh, 1991. (Studien zur Politik, Band 16)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1985): Herbststudie 1982. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.