Social Conditions a Year after Currency Union 1991

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Concret, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Concret, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Economic conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Changed living conditions, expectations and satisfaction after German-German unification, behavior at the polls, consumer habits, economic development, job security. Topics: Change of situation in life since currency union; consumer wishes fulfilled since currency union; assessment of development of purchasing power of net income; current consumer habits; restrictions in consumer habits; satisfaction with job security, possibilities in search for work, price development, supply, services, possibilities to become self-employed, income, leisure selection; future expectations in the areas of income, economic development in Eastern Germany, taxes, social law, income development for services, job security, prices, rents, crime; opinion on foreigners in Germany; opinion on discussion on paragraph 218 {abortion}; religiousness; behavior at the polls (election for the East German Parliament 1990, Federal Parliament election 1990).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-06
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: 863
    Number of Variables: 46
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6421 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.6421
  • Ritschel, D.; Markus, U.: Wandel in den Lebenslagen, Meinungen und Befindlichkeiten von DDR-Frauen. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1992. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2019.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2012-07-19