Change and Development of Ways of Family Life (Panel 1988-1994)
- Deutsches Jugendinstitut (DJI), München
- Infratest Burke Sozialforschung, Muenchen (Data Collector)
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Social behaviour and attitudes
- Family life and marriage
- Economic conditions and indicators
AbstractCurrent life situation and ways of life. Social relations and courses of life. Topics: 1. Children: number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; sex of siblings; growing up with both parents or with single-parent; divorce or other reasons for separation of parents; social origins; child-raising goals; desired number of children. 2. Partner biography: living together with a partner; living separately; year of separation; right to support; regularity of payments deposited; firm partnership; difficulties in partnership; thoughts of divorce; talks with friends or partner as well as a lawyer about a possible divorce. 3. Questions on social net: person to confide in; persons with whom one regularly has meals and to whom emotional relations exist; person from whom financial support is received or to whom provided; leisure partner; sex, type of relation, distance to residence and frequency of contact with persons of one's social surroundings; closeness and relation with other people and friends (scale); number of living grandparents. 4. School, training and employment: year of starting school; year of completion of school; time of first taking up occupational activity and complete information on professional career; current employment status; looking for work; hours worked each week; temporary work; work orientation (scale); most important criteria for choice of occupation (scale); child-raising and employment; information on number of siblings, number of grandchildren, number of grandparents, employment, occupational position and hours worked each week of spouse; division of tasks in the partnership and distribution of decision-making power; attitude to marriage (scale); characterization of partner relation (scale); estimated weekly effort for activities for family and household; attitude to children (scale); religiousness; postmaterialism; residential status; inheritance or purchase of real estate; gift received to purchase real estate; monthly rent or housing costs; floor space; number of rooms; number of children's rooms; age at leaving parental home; duration of residence; state of parental home; information on infrastructure available in one's residential area and use of these facilities; presence and use of facilities for children in the immediate vicinity of one's residence; members of the household as recipients of governmental transfer payments such as unemployment benefit, housing benefit or child benefit; household income; regular savings amount; annual construction savings amount; having debt and amount; right to support for children; regularity of payments for the child; utilization of social aid and counseling measures; looking after persons in need of care in the household; family relation with these persons and number of hours expended weekly for this; support in the care from social services or further persons; care activities along with housekeeping and employment; self-assessment of condition of health; frequency of leisure activities; desire for children. Demography: sex; multi-generation family; family cycle; household size; composition of household; employment situation of man and woman; steady partnership and living together with a partner; second residence; number of hours each week; working time arrangement; flex-time; work according to instructions or independently; income sources; household net income; expenditure areas in which soonest restrictions would be possible; family events that have occurred and problems and intensity of stress perceived from them; use of means of contraception; reasons for non-use; person deciding about use of means of contraception; year of birth; month of birth; district code; state.
1988 / 1994the 1st wave West 1988; the 2nd wave 1994.
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 4997
Number of Variables: 711
- ZA3209 (Type: ZA-No.)
Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22