Party Preferences in 1995: Attitudes and Party Perceptions on Political Issues

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Pappi, Franz U. (Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Specific social services: use and provision
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Political preferences and perception of parties on current political topics in Eastern and Western Germany. Topics: Party preference (Sunday question and pair comparison); attitude to selected political questions and assumed position of the parties on reduction in unemployment benefit for long-time unemployed, increase in ecology-tax and introduction of the German currency union. Demography: sex; citizenship; month of birth; year of birth; marital status; living together with a partner; employment; occupation; school completion; completed apprenticeship; religious affiliation; head of household; employment and occupation of head of household; social origins; number of persons in household; number of age classes of children in household; number of persons with own income in household; household income; possession of telephone. Also encoded was: weekday of interview; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-11 / 1995-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Germans 14 years old and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample in separate samples for Eastern and Western Germany
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2988
    Number of Variables: 69
The investigation is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2752 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22