Pilot Survey in Berlin 1989 (Quick Survey 2)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Projektgruppe Meinungsforschung am Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Projektgruppe Meinungsforschung am Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Hopes and fears, attitude to the new government, free elections, national development of the GDR. Topics: Development in the last four weeks; familiarity with the government declaration of the new government; assessment of the government regarding solving problems; necessary conduct of the population such as waiting quietly, working well, being politically involved, demonstrating further, being active at work and in residential area; involvement in comparison to earlier; preferred point in time for the first free elections of the highest representative body; main focus of preparation regarding discussion of program, developing a new election law, announcing leading politicians, making one's mark by old and new parties; participation of citizen initiatives and new groupings in the elections; voting intent; expected changes regarding forms of property, wages, pensions and prices; expected changes regarding degree of economy in government subsidies for the public health system, education, sport facilities, culture, traffic, rent, the child allowance; further national development of the GDR; relation between GDR and FRG.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-11-21
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    GDR: Berlin: municipal districts Prenzlauer Berg and Hohenschoenhausen.
Sampled Universe
Residents of old and new construction 15 years old and older.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 490
    Number of Variables: 61
Comparable study ´Pilot Survey in Berlin 1989 (Quick Survey 1)´, ZA Study No. 6308.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6309 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22