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German Social Survey (ALLBUS) Cumulative File, 1980-1992

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung and Zentrum fuer Umfragen, Methoden und Analysen (ZUMA)
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
abortion; AIDS; authority; economic conditions; environmental attitudes; families; German reunification; immigrants; life satisfaction; national pride; parental attitudes; political attitudes; political participation; public opinion; religious attitudes; social attitudes; social inequality; social issues; socioeconomic status; trends
  • Abstract

    This collection contains data from eight surveys concerning social trends within Germany. The surveys in 1991 and 1992 interviewed respondents throughout Germany, while the preceding surveys were restricted to West Germany and West Berlin. Each of the surveys covered a variety of social and political topics, which are represented by the following variables in the cumulative file: perceptions of the economic situation, political attitudes and involvement, attitudes toward the unification of Germany, social inequality and the welfare state, sources of national/ethnic pride, immigrants, family and upbringing, attitudes toward abortion, questions about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), professional and life priorities, religion and church, environmental awareness, attitudes toward authority, and fear of crime. The demographic variables include the respondent's age, education, income, marital status, citizenship, residency in Germany, children, friends and acquaintances, membership in organizations or associations, parents' education and professions, and spouse's or partner's demographic characteristics.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980 / 1992
    Time period: 1980--1992
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany
  • Global
Sampled Universe
German citizens 18 years of age or older living in private households in the Federal Republic of Germany and West Berlin prior to 1991, and German-speaking persons (including German-speaking foreigners) aged 18 and over living in all of Germany since 1991.
Multistage random sample.
Collection Mode
  • The documentation for this collection is in German.

Not available
This study is no longer distributed by ICPSR.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 6523 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR06523.v1

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung and Zentrum fuer Umfragen, Methoden und Analysen (ZUMA) (1995): German Social Survey (ALLBUS) Cumulative File, 1980-1992. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.