Mobility Study 1982 (Regions Leipzig and Neubrandenburg)

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
    • Transport, travel and mobility
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Goals in life, housing conditions, intent to change place of residence and reasons for or against this, characteristics of employment and satisfaction with this, social contacts. Topics: Goals in life (scale); size of place of residence; length of residence at place of residence and current residential status; reasons for living in city (scale); length of possession of one's own residence; owner of residential building; architectural structuring of residential area; most frequent place of residence during the week; preferred place of residence and work; intent to change place of residence and reasons for or against this (scale); place of organization of leisure time on working days and when off; participation in technical, athletic, cultural and social activities in leisure time; vocational training and occupational group; satisfaction with work activity; current or future intended agreement between place of work and residence; frequency of driving between work and place of residence; length of the route to work, means of transport used and time needed; working conditions (scale); shift work; length of employment; current activity in occupation learned; work duration in company; intents to change company and/or occupation; satisfaction with working conditions (scale); change of place of residence, company or activity after completion of training; extent to which informed about improvement possibilities regarding housing conditions, income, working conditions; assessment of social contacts (scale); work areas of parents, partner, respondent currently and in future; marital status and character of partnership; number of children; possession of durable consumer goods (scale); number of persons in household; school degree and over-all grade; qualification of parents, partner, respondent; membership in FDJ.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982-04 / 1982-05
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: districts Leipzig and Neubrandenburg
Sampled Universe
Young people of different occupational groups between the ages of 18 to 30 years.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2372
    Number of Variables: 187
Further studies on mobility are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6033 (1982), 6067 (1979), 6107 (1975, 1978, 1979, 1982), 6109 (1984) and 6114 (1982).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6108 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Holzweißig, W.: Jugend und territoriale Mobilität: Realisierte Migration. Schnellinformation. Leipzig 1982. ZIJ: F 82/6.
  • Holzweißig, W.: Jugend und territoriale Mobilität: Potentielle Migration. Kurzbericht. Leipzig 1983. ZIJ: F 83/2.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22