Young People in Dresden 1979

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:
    • Employment
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Housing conditions in Dresden and satisfaction with this, stand on remaining in Dresden, world view and attitude to GDR, activities in the FDJ, attitude to work. Supplemental form for soccer fans: attitude to appearances of soccer enthusiasm. Topics: Intent to remain in Dresden and reasons for this (scale); reasons for change of place of residence (scale); length of residence at current of residence; location of residence in the city and of place of work; time needed for the route to work and means of transport used; living in the new construction area; satisfaction with leisure, service and social facilities in residential area; satisfaction with environmental conditions in the residential area; noise pollution in the residential area; youth club in immediate vicinity; main residential status; total space of residence; number of rooms; type of residential building; amenities of the residence; type of heating of residence; satisfaction with individual housing conditions (scale); durable consumer goods in residence and real estate (scale); move in the last 3 years; intended move within Dresden; residence applied for and reasons for this; number of persons in household; number of children and desire for children; valuation of different parts of town of Dresden or scenic and cultural facts (scale); expectations of construction plans in the next 5 years (scale); expectations of expansion of specific local recreational areas; preferred city to live in; attitudes to the world-wide victory of socialism; solidarity with the Soviet Union; confidence regarding solving the residence question by 1990 and the economic development of the GDR; pride in GDR citizenship; attitude to Marxism; readiness for high work performance; attitude to high performance and occupation; willingness to defend the GDR; member in FDJ, SED; participation in social activities (scale); participation in the circle of young socialists; accepting a personal task to realize the battle program of the FDJ; the fight of the FDJ base organization for the red banner of honor; desired participation in the "National Youth Festival"; participation in plan discussions and discussions on the youth support plan; FDJ members meeting on the topic "My Contribution to the National Economic Plan 1979"; results of this meeting (scale); concepts on occupational development; satisfaction with working conditions (scale); renewed decision for training occupation; extent to which informed about occupation demands before the decision; work in shift work; reasons for work in multi-shift system; work in a youth brigade; leader of youth brigade; length of employment; attitude to "Dynamo Dresden"; Supplemental form: soccer fans; attitude to appearances of soccer enthusiasm and participation in this (scale); supporter of a specific team; frequency of attending games of this team; support through flags and noise makers; goals in life (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979 / 1980
    End of 1979 to Beginning of 1980
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Dresden.
Sampled Universe
Young working people between the ages of 15 to 30 years.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2750
    Number of Variables: 245
The cumulated dataset "Working and Living Conditions in Leipzig and Dresden" (1975, 1978, 1980, 1982) is archived under ZA Study No. 6107. The study "Working and Living Conditions of Young People in Dresden" 1984 has ZA Study No. 6109. Further studies on mobility are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6033 (1982), 6108 (1982), 6114 (1982).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6067 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Gantz, H.; Rochlitzer, M.: Jugend der Stadt Dresden. Forschungsbericht. Dresden 1980. Hochschule für Verkehrswesen: F 80/84.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22