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Safety in Private Surroundings

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin
Publication Date
2017-09-29
Contributor
  • dimap Institut für Markt- und Politikforschung, Bonn (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
    • Legal system, Legislation, Law
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Legislation
    • Crime
    • Legal systems
Description
  • Abstract

    Safety in private surroundings. Victimization experiences and protective measures. Expectations to policy. Topics: assessment of internal security in Germany; development of internal security in the last decade; General feeling of security in the personal environment currently and compared to ten years ago; priority of freedom or security; feeling of security on day and night-time at various locations; causes of the concern to become a victim of a crime. Experiences and measures: personal experiences with crime and violence as well as of people in the acquaintance or kinship circle (victimization); measures of private protection against criminal acts; reasons why these precautions have not been taken so far; knowledge and use of government grants for private protection; interest in financial subsidies; knowledge of selected measures of the Federal Government for greater security in the country; assessment of enforced security measures by the Federal Government (e.g. reinforcement of security authorities, reintroduction of data retention, foot cuffs, etc.). Expectations towards politics: trust in internal security institutions (police, constitution, prosecution, courts); responsibility for internal security (state, individual citizen); assessment of proposed security measures in the public debate (e.g. increasing police size, faster deportation of foreign offenders, stricter penalties, etc.). Internet crime: frequency of Internet use; concerns related to Internet use; experiences with selected threats on the Internet (e.g. virus attack, fraud in an online business); assessment of data protection in Germany; weighing of freedom and security in data protection; party preference. Demography: age; degree; highest educational degree; employment; occupational position; marital status; housing situation; owner or tenant; denomination; Income (categorized). Additionally coded was: respondent ID; federal state; city size (Politische Gemeindegrößenklassen).
Temporal Coverage
  • 2017-03-01 / 2017-03-14
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 18 years and over
Sampling
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 124
Note
The study was conducted on behalf of the Federal Press Office.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6631 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2019-08-24 | Issue Number: 4 | Registration Date: 2017-09-29

Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2017): Sicherheit im privaten Umfeld. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12857