Young People of Turkish Descent in Germany

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin
Publication Date
  • TNS Infratest Politikforschung, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Society, Culture
    • Group
    • Religion and "Weltanschauung"
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Religion and values
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Social exclusion
  • Abstract

    General situation of young people of Turkish descent and their relationship to Germany and the Germans. Sense of belonging and identity. Integration. Society and politics. 1. General situation and relationship to Germany and the Germans: born in Germany; general life satisfaction; parents are still alive, parents live in Germany or abroad; own future rather in Germany, in Turkey, in Europe, or elsewhere; life satisfaction in Germany; positive and or disturbing characteristics of Germany; personal contacts with Germans: proportion of people of German origin in the circle of friends; origin of the two closest friends; readiness for a partnership with a non-Muslim partner (Muslims only). 2. Sense of belonging and identity: German nationality; intention to German citizenship; closeness to Germany and to Turkey; self-assessment of German and Turkish language skills; identity as a German Turk (Muslims only: or Muslim); culture and cultural alienation: religiousness and religious practice in everyday life; attitudes towards religion and society. 3. Integration: sense of acceptance as an equal citizen; frequency of discrimination experience in different situations; attitude towards integration (scale); information on personal immigrant background (generation); better integration of the generation of the parents or of the own generation; self-assessment of personal integration; important aspects with regard to the integration of immigrants (immigrants themselves, state and German society); realization of these aspects and measures. 4. Society and politics: future worries; interest in politics; satisfaction with democracy; opinion on immigration: more advantages or disadvantages by immigration for Germany; Germany should take more or less refugees. Demography: sex; age; employment status; religious affiliation; Muslim affiliation; number of own children; marital status; duration of stay in Germany (age); memberships in clubs, associations, ecclesial and social organizations, and in groups, that maintain the traditions of the country of origin of the family; purpose of residence permit; graduation acquired; acquisition of graduation in Germany, in Turkey or elsewhere; highest education degree; highest in Turkey acquired education degree; occupational position; household income. Also encoded was: respondent-ID; weighting factor; BIK-type of municipality; integration-INDEX.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2015-10-21 / 2015-11-21
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Young people of Turkish descent in Germany aged 18 to 34 years
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 155
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6617 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • TNS Infratest: Junge Türkischstämmige in Deutschland: Dezember 2015. Berlin 2015

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 20 | Registration Date: 2016-06-30