Living in Marzahn 1991

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bereich Stadtforschung des Instituts für Soziologie, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Publication Date
  • Bereich Stadtforschung des Instituts fuer Soziologie, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Family life and marriage
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Experiences and attitudes to one's own residential area as well as housing conditions and their evaluation. Topics: Length of residence in Marzahn; home town; length of stay in residence; sense of well-being in Marzahn; previous residence; number of living-rooms of current residence; size of residence; form of property of residence; rent; judgement on rent regulation (scale); atmosphere in residential building; mutual assistance in building; knowing house residents and residents of residential area; representation of renter interests; judgement on residential area; ideas about good housing; preferred form of housing; ideal place of residence; number of times moved; intent to move; planning moving; ways of house-hunting; reasons for moving; decision criteria for selection of residence; residential area sought; views about living in Marzahn; number and ages of children in household; desire for children; reasons for departure from ideal desire for children; social-political support for life with children; change of life with children and life as single-parent; expected changes in the areas of life family, money, residence, children, health, product selection and provision for one's old age; frequency of attending cultural events; type of event; frequency of attendance; having guests in residence; place of leisure time on weekend; weekend property; car possession; personal place of work and that of partner; the route to work and means of transport used; occupational changes in recent time and evaluation; shift work; working hours; story height; number of stories in building; residential area.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-11 / 1991-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    Berlin: municipal district Marzahn
Sampled Universe
Residents of the municipal district 18 years old and older, with an independent household.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Cluster sample of types of building.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 582
    Number of Variables: 208
The study is component of a trend investigation on living in Berlin Marzahn, 1st investigation 1980 under ZA Study No. 6426 and 3rd investigation 1986 under ZA Study No. 6373.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6374 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Schumann, W.: Marzahn - besser als sein Ruf? In: Grünstift-Forum 13, Berlin: 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2058.
  • Schumann, W.: Wohnen in Marzahn - Lust oder Frust? In: BISS- Bildungshefte, Heft 2, 1. Jg., 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2057.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22