Saxonian longitudinal study - wave 27, 2013

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Förster, Peter (Forschungsstelle Sozialanalysen Leipzig)
  • Brähler, Elmar (Abteilung Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie Universitätsklinikum Leipzig)
  • Stöbel-Richter, Yve (Abteilung Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie Universitätsklinikum Leipzig)
  • Berth, Hendrik (Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus an der Technischen Universität Dresden)
  • Zenger, Markus (Abteilung Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie Universitätsklinikum Leipzig)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsstelle Sozialanalysen Leipzig Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus der Technischen Universität Dresden (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Work and Industry
    • Family
    • Medicine
    • Person, Personality, Role
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Unemployment
    • Religion and values
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
  • Abstract

    The Saxonian Longitudinal Study is a social science longitudinal study. It was started in 1987 and investigates the political attitude change of young adults in the new federal states beyond the unification of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the Federal Republic. Since the 16th wave (2002), the topic of unemployment and health has been intensively investigated. Another new focus is on partnership and family formation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-11 / 2014-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
Sampled Universe
All pupils who, in the first survey wave (1987) (ZA6213), attended grade 8 of a polytechnic secondary school (POS) from the former districts of Leipzig and Karl Marx City in the GDR (born 1972/1973). The sample for the initial survey consists of all respondents who have agreed to participate in future surveys.
Probability; Sampling Procedure Comment: First survey wave: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based
  • Self-administered questionnaire: CAWI (Computer-Assisted Web Interview) Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 269
The study is part of a longitudinal study archived under the ZA-Study Nos. 6213 to 6227 and 6233 to 6244.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6245 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Berth, H.; Förster; P.; Brähler, E.; Stöbel-Richter, Y.: Einheitslust und Einheitsfrust. Junge Ostdeutsche auf dem Weg vom DDR- zum Bundesbürger : Eine sozialwissenschaftliche Längsschnittstudie von 1987-2006. Gießen: Psychosozial-Verlag 2007
  • Berth, H.; Förster; P.; Brähler, E.; Stöbel-Richter, Y. (Hrsg.): Gesichter der ostdeutschen Transformation : Die Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer der Sächsischen Längsschnittstudie im Porträt. Gießen: Psychosozial-Verlag 2015
  • Berth, H.; Förster; P.; Brähler, E.; Stöbel-Richter, Y. (Hrsg.): Innenansichten der Transformation : 25 Jahre Sächsische Längsschnittstudie (1987 bis 2012). Gießen: Psychosozial-Verlag 2012

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 18 | Registration Date: 2017-12-18