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Mobility Study 1982

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Change of place of residence and motives for this, choice of place of residence and housing conditions in connection with change of work, marriage or social activities. Topics: Time of occurrence of desire for change of place of residence; length of residence at previous place of residence; persons involved in change of place of residence; marital status at time of change of place of residence; connection between change of place of residence and place of work; work at place of residence; change of place of residence or workplace since conclusion of vocational training; motives for change of place of residence in personal and occupational area (scale); connection with wedding; number of residents at former and current place of residence; size and type of former and current residential building; participation in social activities at former and current place of residence (scale); satisfaction with living conditions at former and current place of residence (scale); reasons for change of place of residence (scale); current desire for change of place of residence; length of employment; current work in occupation learned; length of possession of a personal residence; acquisition of residence at change of place of residence; degree of adaptation to new place of residence; marital status; number of children; current and future highest occupational qualification of respondent; highest occupational qualification of partner, father, mother; occupation of respondent, partner, mother, father; work area of respondent, partner.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982
    Spring 1982
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: selected districts.
Sampled Universe
Young people from different economic areas in the districts.
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1056
    Number of Variables: 152
Further studies on mobility are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6067 (1979), 6107 (1975, 1978, 1979, 1982), 6108 (1982), 6109 (1984), 6114 (1982).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6033 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Holzweißig, W.: Jugend und territoriale Mobilität: Schnellinformation. Leipzig 1982. ZIJ: F 82/6.
  • Holzweißig, W.: Potentielle Migration: Kurzbericht zu "Jugend und territoriale Mobilität". Kurzbericht. Leipzig 1983. ZIJ: F83/2.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1982): Mobilitätsstudie 1982. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.