Future Expectations and Future Behavior (1981)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Social change
  • Abstract

    General future expectations of the population and assessment of political, personal, social and economic development. Leisure behavior and planning vacation. Topics: The content of this study is identical to ZA Study No. 1546. The following was additionally surveyed: attitude to scientific and technical progress (scale); media usage; smoking; preferred alcoholic drinks and selected hobbies. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment in the civil service; employment; number of income recipients in household; monthly net household income; monthly net income of respondent; size of household; respondent is person managing household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; children in household; residential status; city size; state; ZIP (postal) code; leisure activities; newspapers or magazines read regularly; personal characteristics and behaviors. Also encoded was: date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-08 / 1981-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 14 years old and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1056
    Number of Variables: 576
The study is part of a survey series dealing with the the same survey contents. The remaining studies are archived under the following ZA Study Nos.: ZA Study No. 0906 (1976) ZA Study No. 1166 (1980) ZA Study No. 1546 (1983) ZA Study No. 1547 (1985)
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1683 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22