Working and Living Conditions in Leipzig and Dresden (Cumulated Data Set 1975, 1978, 1979, 1982)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Employment
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Comparison of working and living conditions of young people in two large cities of the GDR, migration intents and reasons for or against it. Topics: Intent to remain at place of residence and reasons for or against this (scale); city location of residence or place of work; living in new construction area; satisfaction with residential surroundings, leisure possibilities and social facilities (scale); satisfaction with environmental conditions (scale); preferred place of residence during the week; satisfaction with housing conditions (scale); work in shift work; participation in youth brigade or MMM and innovator movement; membership in FDJ; satisfaction with working conditions in general and in particular (scale); length of employment; desire for children.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975 / 1982
    Leipzig: 1975, 1978, 1982 Dresden: 1979
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig and Dresden
Sampled Universe
Young working people with residence in Dresden or Leipzig.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7950
    Number of Variables: 63
The individual data set for Dresden 1979 is archived under ZA Study No. 6067 and the individual data set for Leipzig 1982 under ZA Study No. 6114. The study "Working and Living Conditions of Young People in Dresden 1984" has ZA Study No. 6109.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6107 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Förster, P.: Jugend in der Stadt Leipzig. 3. Studie 1982: Kurzinformation über wichtige Ergebnisse. Leipzig 1983. ZIJ: F 83/48.
  • Roski, G.: Jugend in der Stadt Leipzig (III). Überblicksinformation. Leipzig 1984. ZIJ: F 84/16.
  • Roski, G.: Jugend in der Stadt Leipzig (III). Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1984. ZIJ: F 84/40.
  • Roski, G.: Jugend in der Stadt Leipzig. Trendbericht (mit Vergleichsdaten aus Dresdner Untersuchungen). Leipzig 1985. ZIJ: F 85/6.

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