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German General Social Survey - ALLBUScompact - Cumulation 1980-2014

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Publication Date
2016-09-29
Contributor
  • Klaus Allerbeck (Researcher)
  • Jutta Allmendinger (Researcher)
  • Hans-Jürgen Andreß (Researcher)
  • Wilhelm Bürklin (Researcher)
  • Andreas Diekmann (Researcher)
  • Hubert Feger (Researcher)
  • Detlef Fetchenhauer (Researcher)
  • Johannes Huinink (Researcher)
  • Marie Luise Kiefer (Researcher)
  • Frauke Kreuter (Researcher)
  • Steffen Kühnel (Researcher)
  • Karin Kurz (Researcher)
  • M. Rainer Lepsius (Researcher)
  • Stefan Liebig (Researcher)
  • Karl Ulrich Mayer (Researcher)
  • Heiner Meulemann (Researcher)
  • Walter Müller (Researcher)
  • Karl Dieter Opp (Researcher)
  • Franz Urban Pappi (Researcher)
  • Erwin K. Scheuch (Researcher)
  • Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (Researcher)
  • Heike Solga (Researcher)
  • Heike Trappe (Researcher)
  • Michael Wagner (Researcher)
  • Bettina Westle (Researcher)
  • Rolf Ziegler (Researcher)
  • GETAS, Bremen (1980-84) GFM-GETAS (IPSOS), Hamburg (1988, 1998) INFAS, Bonn (1990, 2002) Infratest, Munich (1986, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2000) TNS Infratest, Munich (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014) (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Economic Policy, National Economic Situation
    • Social Policy
    • Society, Culture
    • Family
    • Religion and "Weltanschauung"
    • Medicine
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
    • Person, Personality, Role
    • Natural Environment, Nature
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Religion and values
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Crime
    • Health care and medical treatment
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Mass media
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Family life and marriage
    • Equality and inequality
    • Minorities
    • Social exclusion
    • Natural environment
    • Economic conditions and indicators
Description
  • Abstract

    ALLBUScompact is offered as an alternative to the structurally more complex full version of ALLBUS. It addresses the needs of newcomers to data analysis by providing a simplified demography module containing an easily manageable group of the most important demographic indicators. All topical question modules not containing sensitive data are retained as in the ALLBUS full version (scientific use file). For a comprehensive description of study topics please compare Study No. 4584 (ALLBUS/GGSS 1980-2014).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980 / 2014
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Resident population of the Federal Republic of Germany (until 1990: West Germany including West Berlin). As of 1991 the ALLBUS sample also includes foreigners living in Germany. Targeted individuals who did not have adequate knowledge of German to conduct the interview were treated as systematic unit non-responses.
Sampling
Probability: Stratified: Disproportional; Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Household samples: From 1980 to 1992 and in 1998, a multi-stage random sample of private households was conducted addressing all persons who were at least 18 years of age (ADM Sample Design). Person Samples: In 1994, 1996, and from 2000 a two-stage, disproportionate random sample was conducted in West Germany (including West Berlin) and East Germany (including East Berlin), comprising all persons living in private households who were at least 18 years old on 1 January of the year of the survey. In the first sample stage municipalities (Gemeinden) in western Germany and municipalities in eastern Germany were selected with a probability proportional to their number of adult residents; in the second sample stage individual persons were selected at random from the municipal registers of residents.
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Trend/Repeated cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Computer-assisted (CASI)
  • Personal interview with standardized questionnaire (PAPI – Paper and Pencil Interviewing; since 2000: CAPI – Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing), supplementary data from accompanying ISSP surveys (self-completion questionnaires, drop off).
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 1161
Availability
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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
  • ZA4585 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • ALLBUS (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Arno Bens 2006: Zur Auswertung haushaltsbezogener Merkmale mit dem ALLBUS 2004, in: ZA-Information 59: 143-156.
  • Achim Koch und Martina Wasmer 2004: Der ALLBUS als Instrument zur Untersuchung sozialen Wandels: Eine Zwischenbilanz nach 20 Jahren, in: Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, Martina Wasmer und Achim Koch (Hg.), Sozialer und politischer Wandel in Deutschland. Analysen mit ALLBUS-Daten aus zwei Jahrzehnten, Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 13-42.
  • Michael Terwey 2000: ALLBUS: A German General Social Survey, in: Schmollers Jahrbuch 120(1): 151-158.
  • Michael Terwey 2003: Zum aktuellen Wandel im Zugriff auf ALLBUS-Materialien und zur ALLBUS-Nutzung in Publikationen, in: ZA-Information 53: 195-202.
  • Michael Terwey 2014: Zur Gewichtung von ALLBUS-Umfragedaten, in: Michael Terwey und Stefan Baltzer (Hg.), ALLBUS 1980-2012. Variable Report ZA-Nr. 4578, Köln: GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, iii-xxiii.
  • Michael Terwey, Horst Baumann und Michael Blohm 2011: Forschungsdatenzentrum ALLBUS : Jahresbericht 2010, Berichtszeitraum 01.01.2010-31.12.2010, GESIS Technical Report 2011/03.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 17 | Registration Date: 2016-10-24

GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften (2016): German General Social Survey - ALLBUScompact - Cumulation 1980-2014. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12575