Leisure Time 1969

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Life-long/continuing education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Physical fitness and exercise
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Attitude to leisure time, leisure interests and organization of leisure time, leisure activities, attitude to further education and participation in further education events. Topics: Evaluation of leisure time budget; feeling of boredom; thinking about the meaning of leisure time; importance of leisure activities (scale); planning of leisure time in advance; preferred leisure activities (scale); recommendations for organization of leisure time by other persons, media and institutions; type of recommendations from other persons, media and institutions; assessment of parental effort for leisure time; keeping a diary; interest in and extent to which informed about the significance of athletic activity; reasons for athletic activity (scale); preferred forms of conducting sport; preferred type of sport; evaluation of sporting events and broadcasts; frequency of participation in sporting events; type and frequency of organized athletic training; reasons against organized training; frequency of unorganized training; possession of a sports certificate; activity and functions in social organizations (scale); assessment of time expended and the pleasure in social jobs; willingness to accept a social function and in which organization; reasons for exercising a function; preferred contents for FDJ work (scale); evaluation of the variety of FDJ life; participation in athletic FDJ events (scale) and motives for this; intended participation in athletic FDJ events; evaluation of leisure selection of the city; use of leisure time for school and occupational development; personal significance of the 20th anniversary of the GDR; leisure time as private matter; self-assessment of psychological condition; pleasure in school, studies and occupation; pride in the GDR; religiousness; possibility of a military attack by the FRG; frequency of trips to movies, theater, concerts and art exhibitions; participation in literature discussions; personal artistic activity during leisure time (scale); participation in the movement of the "young talents" and interest in future participation; personal favorite activity; attitude to further education; current participation in further education events (scale); interest in acquiring knowledge on various areas (scale); preferred form of acquiring knowledge (scale); participation in the Messe der Meister von Morgen {Fair of the Masters of Tomorrow}; frequency of organization of leisure time with steady circle of friends; friendship and partner relations; preferred group of persons for organization of leisure time (scale); opportunities to use various leisure facilities (scale); amount of pocket-money and satisfaction with it; possession of a savings account and amount of savings; possession of durable consumer goods (scale); opportunities to use sport equipment and sport clothing (scale); possession of a car in one's family; frequency of weekend trips with the family; number of vacations abroad; vacation structuring and organization last summer; type of vacation quarters; vacation partner; future vacation wishes; membership in FDJ; occupation of parents; family income.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-10 / 1969-11
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: districts Erfurt, Leipzig, Neubrandenburg, Rostock, Berlin.
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren of the 7th and 9th grades of the POS, schoolchildren of the 10th and 12th grades of the extended secondary school, vocational students from industrial and agricultural occupations, students of colleges and universities; comparison group: young skilled workers from industry and agriculture companies of the district Leipzig.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 8536
    Number of Variables: 254
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6036 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Fraatz, K.-H.; Knöll, H.; Kruse, H.-J.: Porträt des Freizeitverhaltens Jugendlicher nach den Tätigkeitsgruppen der Eltern: Diplomarbeit. Leipzig 1969. Pädagogisches Institut.
  • Jakull, A.; Schulz, W.: Der Einfluß der Berufstätigkeit der Mutter auf das Freizeitverhalten von Schülern unserer Oberschulen: Diplomarbeit. Leipzig 1971. Pädagogisches Institut.
  • Bonus, H.: Landjugend und Freizeit: Ergänzungsstudie. Leipzig 1971. ZIJ.
  • Ziegs, A.: Zur Abhängigkeit des Sparverhaltens bei Jugendlichen von relevanten soziografischen Merkmalen und Freizeitinteressen: Diplomarbeit. Leipzig 1971. Handelshochschule.
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  • Mühlhausen, A.: Freizeit ´69: Zusatzinformtion Hochschulstudenten. Leipzig 1970. ZIJ.
  • Förster, P.; Hennig, W.: Jugend und Freizeit: Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1970. ZIJ.
  • Friedrich, P.; Herzig, I.; Ohmann, H.: "Freizeit '69. Freizeitgestaltung junger Arbeiter in vier Leipziger Betrieben: Diplomarbeit. Leipzig 1970. Pädagogisches Institut.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22