Regional Data - Census 1950 (Administrative Districts)

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

    Population data at the administrative district level on the basis of the 1950 census. Topics: Surface area in square kilometers; population according to marital status, sex, age categories and religious affiliation; number of one-person and multiple-person households; people in institutions; influx and outflux.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1950
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West berlin
  • Hamburg (DE-HH)
  • Bremen (DE-HB)
  • Schleswig-Holstein (DE-SH)
  • Saarland (DE-SL)
Sampled Universe
Regional data at the administrative district level
Collection Mode
  • Aggregate data from documents from the state bureaus of the census
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 33
    Number of Variables: 28
A data set at the Federal level for the year 1950 is archived under ZA Study No. 1832. This data set has a comparable variable structure. The data sets for the years 1961 and 1970 can be found under ZA Study Nos. 1827 to 1829 and 1740 to 1742.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1833 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22