Westphalian Municipalities 1871-1914

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Przybylski, Hartmut (Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut der evangelischen Kirche Deutschlands, Bochum)
Publication Date
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut der evangelischen Kirche Deutschlands, Bochum (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Religion and "Weltanschauung"
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Religion and values
  • Abstract

    Information on composition and church activities of protestant church parishes in Westphalia. Topics: Size of municipality; size of protestant church parish; number of baptisms; number of baptized illegitimate children; number of baptized children from mixed marriages; number of protestant weddings; of mixed marriages; of confirmations and confirmed children from mixed marriages; number of male and female communicants and private communions; number of men and women that died; number of church funerals; youth services for not confirmed and confirmed; Jews and Catholics converted; leaving the church for Judaism, for Catholicism or other religious communities; number of those leaving the church; number of mixed marriages and information on resultant religious style of upbringing; number of pastor positions.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1871 / 1914
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampling Procedure Comment: No further information is available on the sampling procedure
Collection Mode
  • File analysis of district synod protocols and the general church newspaper for protestant Germany
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 4754
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1513 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Hartmut Przybylski: Religion in Zahlen: Pfarrerschaft und kirchliches Verhalten im westfälischen Teil des Ruhrgebiets 1871 bis 1914. Bochum: SWI-Verlag 1987. (Schriften zur politischen und sozialen Geschichte des neuzeitlichen Christentums. Band 2)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22