Sociological Investigation - Gotha/New Construction Area 1981

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Lehrstuhl für Soziologie an der Sektion Gebietsplanung und Städtebau der Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen Weimar
Publication Date
  • Lehrstuhl fuer Soziologie an der Sektion Gebietsplanung und Staedtebau der Hochschule fuer Architektur und Bauwesen Weimar (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Transport, travel and mobility
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Housing conditions, leisure time and culture selection, neighborhood contacts and solidarity with residential area. Topics: Frequency of trips to the center of town; shopping places; place of work and route; stress from the route to work; places to go for a walk; places of relaxation after work and on the weekend; service facilities and culture and leisure facilities; satisfaction with residence and reasons for dissatisfaction; preferred form of housing; living together as 3-generation family; number of rooms and persons in residence; length of residence in building, residential area and in the city; move for residence modernization; possibility of satisfaction of selected needs in the immediate residential surroundings (scale); yard or property possession; interest in this possession; neighborhood, relationship with neighbors; sense of well-being in building and neighborhood; renter initiatives; polarity profile on the impressions of the residential area; feeling at home; satisfaction with residential area, residence, contacts with neighbors, with work and with the situation in life altogether; possession of vehicle; frequency of use of means of transport for relaxation on the weekend, shopping and for the route to work; disturbing conditions in residential building and in residence; garage possession; time expended to reach the garage; frequency of car use; reasonable distance between parking place and residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Gotha
Sampled Universe
Residents 18 years old and older in selected residential areas of a new construction area.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 271
    Number of Variables: 78
This study is part of a collection of city-sociological investigations in the GDR, ZA Study Nos. 6356 to 6368.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6357 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22