Leisure Time and Housing Conditions of Young People in Villages 1987

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:
    • Working conditions
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Youth
    • Rural economics
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Housing conditions and supply in villages and satisfaction with this, migration intents, working conditions and satisfaction, activities in FDJ, leisure opportunities. Topics: Tie with home village; length of residence in the village; number of residents; satisfaction with living conditions (scale); intent to remain in the village; city of childhood; residential status, property conditions of residential building; size and character of current or desired residential building; preferred size for place of residence or place of work; main place of residence of parents, of respondent, of parents; satisfaction with housing conditions (scale); attitude to personal or common household with parents; personal residence problems; preference of constructing one's own home or alteration and expansion; satisfaction with supply and service facilities in the village (scale); satisfaction with work and work opportunities for partner; place of work in or in the vicinity of the village; time needed for the route to work; daily work duration; frequency of work on weekends; occupational intents for 1987; current activity in occupation learned; satisfaction with working conditions (scale); attitude to the development of agricultural production; participation in voluntary maintenance and harvest work; assessment of the cooperation between animal and plant production; evaluation of agriculture policies of party and government; individual production and reasons for or against (scale); participation in events, initiatives and activities of FDJ (scale); knowledge of documents on youth support; participation in the development of the youth support plan; management functions exercised; participation in forms of further education or socialist community work (scale); organizations and persons who support youth work in the village; changes of working and living conditions through activities of VdgB; evaluation of leisure opportunities in the village; average extent of leisure time and satisfaction with this; youth club in the village and personal participation; manner of participation in the youth club; cultural activities, sights and traditions in the village (scale); significance of personal contacts with village residents; evaluation of neighborhood relations; belonging to a steady circle of friends; intent to remain in the village; reasons for or against; influence on remaining in the village from various groups of persons; attitude to migration (scale); character of partnership; membership of parents in an LPG; membership in mass organizations and SED.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987
    Spring 1987
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: districts Neubrandenburg, Potsdam, Gera.
Sampled Universe
Young people from selected villages between the ages of 16 to 27 years.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 971
    Number of Variables: 193
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6071 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Gericke, Th.: Wissenschaftlich-technischer Fortschritt in der sozialistischen Landwirtschaft - Einstellungen und Erfahrungen Jugendlicher. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/24.
  • Gericke, Th.; Holzweißig, W.; Süße, H.: Jugend in kleineren und mittleren Dörfern. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/37.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22