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Residents´ survey Halle 2005

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sahner, Heinz (Institut für Soziologie der Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle Wittenberg)
  • Stadt Halle (Saale) Stadtentwicklung und Stadtplanung
Publication Date
  • Institut für Soziologie der Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle Wittenberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Quality of life, housing situation and urban image of Halle. Evaluation of leisure activities. Topics: Satisfaction with the apartment and the living environment; length of residence in this apartment; owner of the inhabited real estate; number of living space; square meters of the apartment; monthly rent; housing equipment; wish to relocate in the following two years; possible reasons for relocation; activities to find an apartment; preferred status of the new apartment; preferred place to live; preferred condition of the new apartment; solidarity with the city and the the district, the country and the region; living in Halle since birth; image and specific characteristics of the city of Halle; main municipal tasks; assessment of urban redevelopment; frequency of visits to the Peißnitz; type of personal use; preferred design of the Peißnitz (semi-natural area, landscape or adventure park); the most urgent wishes for improvement and wishes for the redesign of the Peißnitz; own sportive activity; sufficient sports facilities in Halle; satisfaction with the overall condition and the quality of sports opportunities; political interest in general and municipal as well as interest in the participation in a party; intention to vote; party preference (Sunday question); assessment the current and expected own economic situation, and the situation in the eastern German federal states and in the city of Halle; membership and active function in: church or religious community, professional interest group, party, neighbourhood club, sports club, cultural club, leisure club, self-help group, nature and environmental protection association or social association; life satisfaction; most important goals in life and life principles (scale); the most important demands on a city and the satisfaction with the living conditions in Halle (scales); most important worries: rising cost of living, ruthlessness, violent crime, fraud, possible apartment loss, pollution, immigration of foreigners, right-wing radicalism, left-wing radicalism, illness and unemployment (scale); preferred contact person for selected social difficulties (social network); kind of support. Demography: duration of residence in Halle; sex; age (year of birth, grouped); marital status; living together with a partner; school leaving certificate; professional qualification; professional activity; occupational status; household size; household composition: number of children under 6, from 6 to 9 and from 10 to 18 years; net household income. Additionally coded was: municipality; household type; interest in the results of the study; weighting factors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2005-08 / 2005-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Halle (DE-ST-HAL)
Sampled Universe
Inhabitants of Halle aged between 17 and 75 years
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple disproportional random sample from the register of the residents´ registration office, stratified by sex and age. In urban districts with low population numbers an increased number of cases was obtained.
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3445
    Number of Variables: 368
Comparable surveys from Halle from the years 1993-1999 are archived under the ZA-Study-Nos. 3391-3395 and from the years 2001 and 2003 under the ZA-Study-Nos. 3607 and 4407.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4408 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.4408
  • Petermann, Sören; Täfler, Susanne: Bürgerumfrage Halle 2005. Halle: Martin-Luther-Universität, Institut für Soziologie 2006. (Der Hallesche Graureiher 2006-03

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 20 | Registration Date: 2015-05-08

Sahner, Heinz; Stadt Halle (Saale) Stadtentwicklung und Stadtplanung (2015): Bürgerumfrage Halle 2005. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.