Sociological Investigation of Residential Areas of the City of Rostock 1982

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 for relaxation after work and on the weekend; satisfaction with shopping opportunities, service facilities as well as culture and leisure facilities; satisfaction with residence and reasons for dissatisfaction; preferred form of housing; living together in 3-generation family; number of rooms and persons in residence; number of children under 14 years; length of residence in building, in residential area and in the city; possibility of satisfaction of selected needs in the immediate residential surroundings (scale); yard or plot possession; interest in this possession; neighborhood; relationship with neighbors; sense of well-being in building and neighborhood; polarity profile on the impressions of the residential area; feeling at home in the city; place where childhood and youth were spent; factors for and against having ties to the city of Rostock; car possession; 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; residential furnishings; form of property of residential building; damage on residential building; available community facilities in building.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Rostock
Sampled Universe
Residents 18 years old and older in selected residential areas of the city (3 new construction areas, 3 downtown areas).
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 661
    Number of Variables: 77
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
  • ZA6358 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Soziologische Untersuchung von Wohngebieten der Stadt Rostock, Schriftenreihe der Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen Weimar, 1983. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-317.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22