Government Monitor (April 2016)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Institut für Praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Social Policy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • Abstract

    General political attitudes. Opinion on current political issues. Political tasks. Topics: The main problem in Germany; party sympathy; interest in politics; general development in the country in the right direction; average intensity of the activities of the federal government in terms of long-term problems; Refinement of the social system: preference for high taxes and extensive welfare vs. low taxes and low social benefits; preferred development of social benefits: expansion vs. cutbacks of social services by the federal government; political tasks: importance of improvements in selected policy areas and assessment of the progress of the federal government in these areas; importance of improvements in digitization and evaluation of the progress of the federal government in these area. Demography: age (categorized); sex; marital status; living together with a partner; highest educational degree or aspired degree; academic degree; graduation; employment status; job security; occupational position; household size; number of persons in the household aged 18 and over; union member in the household; confession; frequency of church attendance; number of phone numbers in the household. Also encoded was: respondent-ID; federal state; district assignment Berlin West/East; city size; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2016-04-12 / 2016-04-18
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Eligible Voters aged 18 years and over
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 72
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6619 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • IPOS Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung: Regierungsmonitor: Ergebnisse einer repräsentativen Bevölkerungsumfrage. Tabellenband. Mannheim 2016

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 16 | Registration Date: 2016-09-30