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Albanian Youth 2011

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Çela, Alba (Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS), Tirana)
  • Fshazi, Tidita (Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS), Tirana)
  • Mazniku, Arbjan (Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS), Tirana)
  • Kamberi, Geron (Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS), Tirana)
  • Smaja, Jonida (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES))
Publication Date
2016-04-05
Contributor
  • IDRA Research & Consulting, Tirana (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Society, Culture
    • Community, Living Environment
    • Group
    • Family
    • Education, School Systems
    • Religion and "Weltanschauung"
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Religion and values
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
young adult; media consumption; health; family; relocation; migration; course of education; gainful occupation; political attitude; EU; Albania
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of Albanian Youth towards: Free time and lifestyle. Belief and affiliation issues. Family and society. Concerns and aspirations. Education and employment. Democracy and politics. Governance and development. Albania and the EU integration. Topics: 1. Free time and lifestyle: frequency of selected free time activities; hours watched TV on a usual day; frequency of watching selected TV programs; internet access; hours per day for internet usage overall; main reasons for internet activities; amount of money per month for selected activities; personal values (e.g. independence, career, engagement in politics, own appearance); smoker status; frequency of alcohol consumption; rating of alcohol consumption as acceptable, as necessary for maintaining a certain social network or as unacceptable; satisfaction with own appearance; sexual relations; usage of protective means in sexual life; opinion on the concept of virginity. 2. Belief and affiliation issues: level of trust in family members, relatives, friends, neighbors, colleagues, people with a different religion or with different political beliefs and religious leaders; attitude towards different hypothetical neighborliness (e.g. a Roma family, a homosexual couple, a family from the north); experience of discrimination due to selected reasons; three virtues the respondent values the most; personal engagement in voluntary activities and kind of these voluntary activities; main reason for personal engagement in voluntary activities; denomination; visit of holy places of other religions. 3. Family and society: respondent lives alone or with close family members, with partner or with friends / relatives; preference to live alone or with parents; relationship to parents and siblings; family member with the most influence on decision the respondent takes on important issues; decision on important issues together with parents or alone or parents decide for everything; expected personal family situation (e.g. married and with a family); main advantage of marriage compared to cohabitation; main advantage of cohabitation compared to marriage; adequate age for marriage for women and men; desired number of children and desired number of girls and boys; importance of factors in choosing own husband / wife; part of a group of friends; satisfaction with own social network; situations of violent conflicts in the past year (e.g. with other young people in the neighborhood). 4. Concerns and aspirations: wish to move to another town in Albania; main reason to move; wish to immigrate abroad; most desired country to immigrate; main reason to immigrate abroad; expected personal situation in ten years; purpose of life (e.g. necessity of moral values, focus on career, believe in fate). 5. Education and employment: enrollment in any educational institutions or continuing studies (high school, University, Master/PhD); self-rated motivation towards school; assessment of a typical day at school; average grade during the last academic year; existence of a phenomenon of ´purchasing/buying´ school grades and exams; number of hours for studies; private courses during the last academic year; reason for attending private courses; intention to continue a university; personal reasons for continuing a higher education; choice of higher education according to inclination or due to secure earnings and more chances; reasons for not continuing a higher education; satisfied with the quality of education in Albania; preference for a professional school, a private school in Albania, a public or a private school abroad; preference for a professional / vocational school or a university; professional practice; find a job immediately after finishing the university; part or full time employment; working hours per week; working in profession obtained; preferred sector of employment; ranking of important factors to find a job in Albania (connections / friends, professional abilities, education level, political connections, luck or other factor); ranking of important factors to accept a certain job (income, employment certainty, possibility to work with people you like, pleasure derived from work). 6. Democracy and politics: interest of parents in political issues; personal interest in political developments on a global scale, Balkans, Albania; similarity of own political beliefs with those of the parents; frequency of participation in elections; influence of the own vote on the way institutions on central and local level are managed; main sources of political information; left-right self-placement; feeling of being represented in politics; trust in selected institutions; satisfaction with democracy in Albania. 7. Governance and development: degree of anxiety provoked by selected problems (e.g. increasing poverty, unemployment, pollution); expected economic situation pf the country in the next 10 years; rating of the government efforts for European integration. 8. Nation and the world: Albania should join the European Union; expected effect of the EU-membership for Albania; expected timeframe for the EU accession; benefits associated with EU integration. Demography: sex; age; education; employment status; number of family members aged 16-27; household size; property status; number of rooms; possession of durable goods (second apartment, bank account, credit or debit card, mobile phone, personal computer / Laptop, internet connection at home, bicycle, motorcycle, paid TV platform, color TV, LCD / Plasma TV, video recorder / DVD, digital photo camera, video camera, air conditioner, dishwasher, refrigerator, washing machine, car); monthly expenses of household. Additionally coded was: ID; region; start time and end time of the interview; age group; urbanity division; wealth index; zone division; reduction of education values.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-09 / 2011-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Albania (AL)
Sampled Universe
Albanian youth aged 16 to 27 years
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: unknown
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Face-to-face interview
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 318
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5974 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Çela, Alba; Fshazi, Tidita; Mazniku, Arbjan; Kamberi, Geron; Smaja Jonida: Albanian youth 2011: ´Between present hopes and future insecurities!´. Tirana: IDRA Research & Consulting; Sarajevo: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 2013

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 25 | Registration Date: 2016-04-06

Çela, Alba; Fshazi, Tidita; Mazniku, Arbjan; Kamberi, Geron; Smaja, Jonida (2016): Albanian Youth 2011. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12321