Social Structure and Quality of Life 1990 (October 1990)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Sozialdatenanalyse, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Concret, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • Abstract

    Social-structural upheaval in connection with changes in value structure and conduct of the East German population. Topics: Changes in the areas work, housing, public health system, business, leisure time and supply since currency union; last vacation destination; reading daily newspapers and magazines; satisfaction with family, partner relation, work and leisure conditions, environmental conditions, job selection; possibilities to influence in the areas work, politics, school and education; possession of leisure equipment; significance of selected areas of life; occupational future; influence of social development on personal life or circle of friends and on personal social activity; content of conversations with friends; change of interhuman relations; future expectations regarding social and economic development, environmental conditions, preservation of peace; judgement on the unification contract; opinion on the unification process; working hours; place of work; change of job in the last 12 months; evaluation of change of job; economic area in which job is located; occupational qualification of partner; religiousness; sources of information; party preference; membership in parties and organizations; character of place of residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    Eastern Germany
Sampled Universe
Persons over 18 years with German citizenship.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 990
    Number of Variables: 168
The comparative studies "Social Structure and Quality of Life 1990" and "Social Structure and Quality of Life - One Year Later 1991" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6377 and 6378. The study "Social Structure and Quality of Life 1993" is archived under ZA Study No. 6558.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6376 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • ISDA e. V. (Hrsg.): Zwischenbilanz, Wandlungen in der Sozialstruktur und Alltagskulturen zwischen Währungsunion und Vereinigung. Studie. Berlin 1991.
  • Wittich, D.: Sozialstrukturelle Veränderungen, Verläufe und Konturen. Studie. ISDA. Berlin 1992.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22