The Year 2015 in Review

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin
Publication Date
  • TNS Emnid, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    The year 2015 in review. Topics: satisfaction with the political developments in Germany in selected policy areas (labor market policy, economic policy, foreign policy, health policy, education policy, internal security, pensions policy, family policy, fiscal policy, environmental policy, energy policy and refugee policy); satisfaction with the work of the Federal Government in 2015; satisfaction with the work of Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2015; confidence and fears for the coming year in terms of the political developments in Germany. Demography: sex; age; highest educational degree; employment status; household size; number of persons in the household younger than 14 years; party preference; eligibility to vote; household income; survey conducted by mobile phone or landline phone. Also encoded was: the serial number; weighting factor; date of interview; city size (BIK-regions); federal state; survey area west / east.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2015-12-09 / 2015-12-15
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 14 years and over
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Two-Stage Stratified Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 34
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6618 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 17 | Registration Date: 2016-06-30