Demographic Change

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:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Social change
  • Abstract

    Living conditions at the place of residence. Attitudes towards demographic change. Topics: questions about life at the place of residence: What pleases well and what doesn´t; questions about life in the country or in the city; assessment of infrastructure at the place of residence; consent to different statements on life at the place of residence; assessment of the development and future prospects at the place of residence; assessment of the place of residence according to different areas (for families, job offers, for the elderly, pollution, for younger people); attitudes towards aging society; assessment of living conditions at home, also compared to other regions in Germany; assessment of the consequences of demographic change; assessment of measures to respond to the effects of demographic change; sufficient measures of the state and of the residential municipality to cope with the effects of demographic change; satisfaction with one´s own economic situation; optimism. Demography: sex; age; household size; number of persons aged 18 and older and of children in the household; highest eductional degree; employed; employment status; self-assessment of social stratum; size of municipality. Additonally coded was: number; weight; BIK-Gemeindegrößenklasse; politische Gemeindegrößenklasse; federal state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2017-02-16 / 2017-03-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Residential population aged 18 years and older 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: 151
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6630 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2017-09-29