Modern State and Vivid Democracy

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

    Attitudes towards authorities and public offices. Attitudes towards the modern state and towards administration. Attitudes towards digitization and politics. Demography: age; sex; household size and household composition (number of persons aged 18 and over and school-age children); marital status; highest educational degree; employment status; occupational position; party sympathy; Household net income (grouped); self-assessment of the layer affiliation; private internet access at home; type of this Internet access; contact frequency with authorities and public offices per year; general assessment of digital change (rather chances or rather risks). Additionally encoded were: respondent ID, location size (BIK, political community size classes); federal state; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2016-10-06 / 2016-10-25
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Resident population aged 18 years and over in private households
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 118
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6623 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 21 | Registration Date: 2017-07-03