European Province Weimar 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Lehrstuhl für Soziologie der Fakultät Raumplanung an der Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen Weimar
Publication Date
  • Lehrstuhl fuer Soziologie der Fakultaet Raumplanung an der Hochschule fuer Architektur und Bauwesen Weimar (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • 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: Length of residence in building, in residential area, in the city; number of rooms in residence; satisfaction with residence; knowledge about property situation regarding residential building; attitude to 3-generation family and to group sharing a residence; having ties to the neighborhood and important community activities; possibilities of satisfaction of selected needs in the immediate residential surroundings (scale); preferred residential area in Weimar; use and assessment of shopping opportunities; polarity profile on the impressions of the residential area; readiness for activities in the residential area; places for leisure activity and frequency of use of certain leisure facilities; frequency of private contacts with selected groups of persons; possession of land and vehicle; drivers license; use of means of transport for relaxation on the weekend, shopping, for the route to work and to get to the center of town; reasons and time necessary for trips to the center of town; assessment of the Weimar center of town; polarity profile on the impressions of the center of town; feeling at home; intents to move; factors for and against having ties to the city; place of work and route; characteristics of employment; shift work; job security; expected reactions in case of unemployment.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-06 / 1990-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Weimar
Sampled Universe
Residents of the center of town, a new construction area, an earlier company settlement and an area from the time of rapid industrial expansion (from 1871). Persons 18 years old and older.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 487
    Number of Variables: 148
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
  • ZA6367 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22