Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries - Germany (CILS4EU-DE) - reduced version. Reduced data file for download and off-site use

Resource Type
  • Kalter, Frank (Universität Mannheim)
  • Kogan, Irena (Universität Mannheim)
  • Dollmann, Jörg (Universität Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES) an der Universität Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Group
    • Family
    • Education, School Systems
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Youth main questionnaire: questions about leisure time, friends, and family; feelings, attitudes and opinions; questions about the respondent and his current situation (school, apprenticeschip or work-related training, full-time job, internship etc.); sample information. Youth siblings questionnaire: questions about siblings; sample information. Tracking data set: sample information; participation status wave 1 to 4.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2014-01 / 2014-09
    wave 4
  • 2015-02 / 2015-06
    wave 5
  • 2016-02 / 2016-08
    wave 6
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
All students who have participated in the first wave of the survey (2010/11) of CILS4EU (ZA5656/ZA5353) and attended class level 9. The universe of following waves is formed by all respondents of the initial survey, who agreed to participate in future surveys. The universe of the refreshment sample (wave 6) was formed by young adults born between 1994 and 1996.
Two-stage Disproportional Stratified Cluster Sample (First stage: Disproportional Stratified Probability Sample of schools; second stage: Random Sample of classes in schools. Within the classes all students were interviewed. Two samples were used for the 6th survey wave: - Panel sample: Panel members of the previous survey waves, - Refreshment sample: Sample of persons from the registers of 62 registration offices.
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: CAWI (Computer Assisted Web Interview) Self-administered questionnaire: Paper Telephone Interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview) Face-to-face interview: CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview)
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6656 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/cils4eu-de.6656.2.0.0
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/cils4eu-de.6656.1.0.0
  • Weißmann, Markus, and Amrei Maddox (2016): Early Ethnic Partner Choice among Natives and Descendants of Immigrants in Germany. The Role of Personal Preferences and Parental Influence. Mannheim [Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung: Arbeitspapiere; 164]

Update Metadata: 2019-04-24 | Issue Number: 5 | Registration Date: 2018-07-24