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Regional Data VZ 1970 (Districts)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Antoine, Gregor (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Blasius, Jörg (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Zentralarchiv fuer empirische Sozialforschung, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Demography and population
    • Education
  • Abstract

    Population data at the district level based on the census of 1970. Topics: area in square kilometers; residential population at the points in time 1939, 1950, 1961 and 1970; marital status and age categories of residential population; religious affiliation; proportion of foreigners; number of one-person households and multi-person households; numbers of schoolchildren and students; education commuters; information on employment; status in profession; employment commuters.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Regional data at the district level
Collection Mode
  • Aggregate data from the records of the state bureaus of the census
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 447
    Number of Variables: 46
Data sets for the year 1970, but at a different aggregation level, are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1740 and 1741. These data sets provide a comparable structure of variables. For the years 1961 and 1950 the data sets can be found in ZA Study Nos. 1827, 1828, 1829 as well as 1832 and 1833.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1742 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Antoine, Gregor; Blasius, Jörg (1989): Regionaldaten VZ 1970 (Kreise). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.