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Family Policy Database

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Flora, Peter (Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Mannheim)
Publication Date
2001
Contributor
  • Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, Mannheim (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Family life and marriage
    • Specific social services: use and provision
    • Social welfare systems/structures
Description
  • Abstract

    Family policy in Western Europe based on international comparison. Institutional regulations (order and law) and quantitative key data for the individual countries in the form of aggregate numbers in a database with time series on an annual basis. Topics: I. Dates of time series 1. General family allowances: Amount of family support benefits; age-related additional payments and those for disabled children; allowances for children (family allowance); allowances for families or households: Total number of families or households entitled to support; allowances for children (family allowance); allowances for families or households: Total number of families or households entitled to support; claims structure (total disbursements and type of the restricted claims); financing structure: Total income and type of funding sources. 2. Financial benefits for one-parent-families (single parents). 3. Aids moneys to assure the subsistence level: Amount of the support benefits; income-maintenance payments for special needs; type of special needs; payee (total number persons, children and families or households); charges structure (total disbursements and type of the tied charges); financing structure (all of the takings and type of the funding sources). 4. Family allowances for short-term care or long time care: Height of the supporting benefits; income-maintenance payments for adults entitled to maintenance as well as for children and low income groups; total number of the care receivers as well as the children, adults and old; children in two or one parent households; household structure of the older care receivers; total number of the families authorized to receive payment or households and number of children in the household; charges structure (total disbursements and type of the tied charges); financing structure (all of the takings and type of the funding sources). 5. Supply of childcare facilities: Total number of the childcare facilities; take for the support facilities and the maintenance; total number and type of the support places available; number of busy staff and maintenance; employment relation; height of the remuneration for work; full time or part-time employment; number of the children looked after and straps of the facilities; age distribution of the children; charges structure (height of the total disbursements as well as sum spent by the straps for the child care; tied charges; financing structure (all of the takings and type of the funding sources. 6. Financial deliveries and temporal claims for the care of families or household members: Sex and number of payees; professional position and employment relation of the payees; utilization time. II. Information about institutional regulations for general family allowances: Law basis; law level; financially responsible authority; national, regional or local level of the financial maintenance; funding sources; right prerequisites; income and compulsory insurance limits; needs test; financial assistance regulations; taxation of financial assistance.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1946 / 2000-02
    Autumn 1946 to February 2000
Geographic Coverage
  • Austria (AT)
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Norway (NO)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Sweden (SE)
Sampled Universe
Data from bureau of the census of the examined countries
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Total universe
Collection Mode
  • Aggregate data from bureau of the census of the examined countries
Note
In the nineties participants in 14 countries have started writing standardized family policy reports.
Availability
Download
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3474 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Kamerman, Sheila B.; Kahn, Alfred J. (Ed.): Family Change and Family Policies in Great Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. Oxford: 1997
  • Bahle, Thomas: Familienpolitik in Westeuropa. Ursprünge und Wandel im internationalen Vergleich. Frankfurt/New York: 1995

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-12-06

Flora, Peter (2001): Family Policy Database. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3474