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Foreigners in Germany 1991

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Migration
    • Social conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    The social and economic situation of foreign workers in the Federal Republic. Topics: Nationality of respondent; place of birth in Germany or foreign country; duration of stay in Germany up to now; estimated length of time that will still be spent in Germany; visit to one´s native country since moving to Germany; visit to one´s native country in the previous year; planned visit to one´s native country 1991; use of various means of transport for trips to native country; being together with family members in Germany; number and ages of children in Germany; number of working members of household; number of persons over 15-years-old in household; family members in native country; ages of children in native country; greatest concerns and problems in Germany; interest in German citizenship; perceived attitude of Germans to guest workers at work; satisfaction with current job; most sympathetic party in Germany; average monthly expenditures for food and everyday necessities; preferred shopping places for food and everyday necessities as well as consumer items and toys; residential status; amount of rent; rent increase for base rent or additional costs in the last year; satisfaction with apartment/housing; number of school years; school degree in Germany or native country; type of school degree; self-assessment of knowledge of German (reading); completed vocational training as well as length of vocational training; car possession; car brand; new or used car; number of kilometers driven annually; net household income. Interviewer rating: presence of third persons during interview as well as influence through third parties; evaluation of communication; willingness of respondent to cooperate; knowledge of German and one´s own language. Also encoded was: state; city code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample according to sex, age, employment status, marital status, size of household and regional distribution
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2090
    Number of Variables: 113
The study is part of an omnibus survey and part of a trend survey. References to further ´foreigner studies´ in this series can be found in ZA Study No. 1787.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2291 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1992): Ausländer in Deutschland 1991. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.