Working and Living Conditions of Young People in Dresden 1984

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
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Goals in life, housing conditions, intent to change place of residence and reasons for or against this, work attitude and characteristics of work activity, political attitudes and social activity. Topics: Length of residence and sense of well-being at place of residence; reasons to remain or change place of residence (scale); practicality of intended change of place of residence; location of place of residence and work; living in new construction area; time needed for the way to work and means of transport used; availability of leisure and service facilities (scale); satisfaction with social and leisure conditions in residential area; satisfaction with environmental conditions in residential area (scale); annoyance from traffic and industrial noise; school degree; common household with steady partner or spouse; length of marriage; size and furnishing of residence (scale); satisfaction with housing conditions (scale); intent to change residence and application for residence assignment; number of children and desire for children; possession of durable consumer goods (scale); goals in life (scale); solidarity with Dresden; attitude to requirements of scientific-technical progress (scale); attitudes to work, high achievements and equal rights in occupation (scale); attitudes to world-wide victory of socialism; solidarity with the Soviet Union; stand on jeopardy to peace through imperialism and preservation of peace through communism; solidarity with the GDR; membership in FDJ; participation in social activities (scale); member in youth brigade; work in shift work; working conditions (scale); length of employment; satisfaction with working conditions (scale); concept on occupational development; apprentice year.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984
    Spring 1984
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: city of Dresden
Sampled Universe
Sample of young people and young adults in Dresden.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1401
    Number of Variables: 180
The study "Youth in Dresden 1979" is archived under ZA Study No. 6067. Further studies on mobility are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6033 (1982), 6107 (1975, 1978, 1979, 1982), 6108 (1982), 6114 (1982).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6109 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Roski, G.: Jugend in der Stadt Leipzig: Trendbericht 1985 (mit Vergleichsdaten aus Dresdner Untersuchungen). Leipzig 1985. ZIJ: F 85/6.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22