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Long-term Panel 2005-2009-2013 (GLES)

Resource Type
  • Rattinger, Hans (Universität Mannheim)
  • Roßteutscher, Sigrid (Universität Frankfurt)
  • Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger (Universität Mannheim)
  • Weßels, Bernhard (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)
  • Kühnel, Steffen (Universität Göttingen)
  • Niedermayer, Oskar (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Westle, Bettina (Universität Marburg)
  • Rudi, Tatjana (GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften)
  • Blumenstiel, Jan Eric (Universität Mannheim)
Other Title
  • German Longitudinal Election Study (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • Wave 2005, 2009, Panel caring 2011: Infratest dimap, Berlin MidTerm-Panel 2007: Center of Methods in Social Science, Göttingen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Temporal Coverage
  • 2005-09-23 / 2005-10-13
    Wave 2005
  • 2007 / 2008
    Mid-term panel (Autumn 2007 – Spring 2008)
  • 2009-10-02 / 2009-12-13
    Wave 2009
  • 2011-01-04 / 2011-03-13
    Panel maintenance (phone)
  • 2011-05-10 / 2011-10-21
    Panel maintenance (letter)
  • 2013-09-30 / 2013-12-09
    Wave 2013
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
The population comprises all persons who were eligible to vote in 2005, who had a minimum age of 18 years and who lived in a German private household.
Sampling was based on a multi-level random sampling which was based on ADM Design. It was stratified via Federal States, Administrative Regions, Community Types. Via random route target household was identified and via a systematic selection key target person was identified.
Collection Mode
  • 2005, 2009, 2013: Vocal Survey with standardized questionnaires (CAPI); 2007: Survey by phone with standardized questionnaires (CATI); 2011: postal or computer based telephone interviews (CATI)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2540
    Number of Variables: 1627
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5321 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.12169
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11145

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2016-09-09

Rattinger, Hans; Roßteutscher, Sigrid; Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger; Weßels, Bernhard; Kühnel, Steffen et. al. (2016): Langfrist-Panel 2005-2009-2013 (GLES). Version: 2.1.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.