Government Monitor (October 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
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Migration
  • 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; 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; refugees or asylum seekers in the residential area; rather positive, rather negative or no experience with refugees in the residential area and in Germany; attitude towards refugees in Germany (increase in crime, better demand for qualified workers, cultural enrichment, expected return of most refugees to their home country, Germany financially cannot afford the refugees, good accommodation and care, help against ageing population). 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
  • 2016-10-17 / 2016-10-21
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: 74
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6624 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 20 | Registration Date: 2017-07-03