Youth in Leipzig 1982

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Housing conditions in Leipzig and satisfaction with this, stand on remaining in Leipzig, social activities, characteristics of work and satisfaction with it, residential furnishings. Variable questionnaire parts on individual Leipzig residential areas and organization of leisure time. Topics: Goals in life (scale); length of residence and sense of well-being at place of residence; intent to remain at place of residence and reasons for or against this; desired residential area; location of residence and place of work; living in a new construction area; necessary time for the route to work; solidarity with Leipzig; availability of facilities in residential area; satisfaction with these facilities and with environmental conditions in residential area; residence: size, number of rooms, level of furnishing; satisfaction with housing conditions; member in FDJ; work in shift work; participation in social activities; work in a youth brigade; activity; apprentice year; occupation characteristics; satisfaction with working conditions; future occupational development; qualification; length of employment; character of partnership; number of children and desire for children. Questionnaire A - variable part: evaluation of individual Leipzig areas; best residential area; judgement on living conditions in Leipzig; local recreational areas that should be expanded; weekend occupations; excursion destinations; means of transport used; time needed. Questionnaire B - variable part: spending leisure time in a leisure group; frequency of attending different leisure events and facilities; work in topic interest communities and circles.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982-03 / 1982-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: city of Leipzig and the districts Leipzig Country and Borna.
Sampled Universe
Apprentices and young working people between the ages of 16 to 30 years.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1802
    Number of Variables: 303
The cumulated data set "Working and Living Conditions in Leipzig and Dresden" (1975, 1978, 1979, 1982) is archived under ZA Study No. 6107. Further studies on mobility are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6033 (1982), 6067 (1979), 6108 (1982), 6109 (1984).
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6114 (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: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22