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Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries - Germany (CILS4EU-DE) - Full version. Data file for on-site use

Version
4.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Kalter, Frank (Universität Mannheim)
  • Kogan, Irena (Universität Mannheim)
  • Dollmann, Jörg (Universität Mannheim)
Publication Date
2019-06-06
Contributor
  • Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES) an der Universität Mannheim (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • 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
Description
  • Abstract

    Leisure behaviour, friendships, family, feelings and beliefs, identity, the current situation and vocational training of young people. Sibling situation. Wave 4 1.Youth main questionnaire: Topics: Leisure behaviour: frequency of different leisure activities (Visiting relatives, cinema, going out, reading, sports club or music club, concert, museum, newspaper reading); hourly expenditure on a typical school day for television, chatting, household work, video or computer games alone and with others. Friendships: ethnic background of friends; interethnic background of friends; contact with people of selected ethnic origin; migration background; importance of equal education, religion, and ethnic background of the respondent´s own partner for the respondent personally and for his or her parents; boyfriend or girlfriend; details to partner: current activity, type of school attended or highest educational level, ethnic background, denomination, importance of religion for the partner; beginning of the relationship (duration of the relationship); context of getting to know each other (e.g. via friends); partner lives in the same neighbourhood; parents have knowledge of the relationship or have the partner already met; parents already knew each other before start of relationship; family relationships: interest of the family in conversations about the boyfriend or girlfriend; parental interference: request for information about activities and whereabouts at undertakings with the boyfriend or girlfriend, demand for immediate acquaintance of the friend; expected marriage; current boyfriend/girlfriend is first steady relationship; number of previous friends; family rejects relationship expected openness of the family in case of negative attitude towards the friend or to the girlfriend; the family leaves relationship decisions up to the respondent; arranged relationships through the family; demand of the family after termination of the relationship in case of lack of sympathy; preferred marriage age; desired number of children. Family: migration background of the biological parents; frequency of visits in the country of origin of parents in the last 12 months; employment status of parents in the last 12 months; frequency of pocket money and amount of pocket money. Feelings and beliefs: life satisfaction (scalometer); discrimination: sympathy scale for selected groups of origin; understanding of gender roles. Self-assessment of German language skills (speaking, writing); national identity; sense of belonging to another group, and strength of identity; importance of religion to the respondent; self-assessment of the state of health compared to peers; delinquent behavior in the last three months: deliberate destruction of foreign property, stealing, carrying knives or weapon, drunkenness); frequency of hot meal and breakfast; frequency of alcohol consumption, sports, cigarette consumption and drug consumption; body height in centimetres and weight in kilograms; preferred and realistic educational aspiration; expectations for the future in terms of stay in Germany, marriage, children and state of health. Current situation: school leaving certificate during the last school year; grades in mathematics, German and English in the diploma; overall grade on leaving certificate; current situation; currently visited type of school; branch of cooperative comprehensive school; currently attended class level; frequency of deviant behaviour in school (disputes with teachers, experienced punishment, unauthorized absence from lessons, late arrival); self-efficacy; attitude towards school: importance of good grades. Vocational training: title of the training occupation (ISCO 2008, ISEI, SIOPS); duration of training; achievement of an additional educational attainment through the training; nature of this educational attainment; amount of training allowance per month (categorised); job title of the current occupation or job; amount of monthly net income (categorized); type of employment contract; start of employment in this occupation (month and year); job is the first job since leaving school; job title of the first job (ISCO 2008, ISEI, SIOPS); active search for a place of training or employment; professional title of the desired profession (ISCO 2008, ISEI, SIOPS). Additionally coded: international respondent ID; national respondent ID; country of data collection; mode of collection; interview date; flag variable (interview date derived from the date of receipt of the contact information); data release version. Derived Indexes: occupational code according to ISCO (International Standard Classification of Occupations) 1988; SIOPS (Ganzeboom); ISEI (Ganzeboom). 2. Youth siblings questionnaire: total number of siblings; for up to 5 siblings were asked: brother or sister; age; present situation or activity; type of school attended; educational attainment; Job title (ISCO 2008, ISEI, SIOPS). Additionally coded: international respondent ID; national respondent ID; country of data collection; mode of collection of the main interview; interview date; flag variable (Interview date derived from the receipt date of the contact information); Data release version. Derived indexes: occupational code according to ISCO (International Standard Classification of Occupations) 1988; SIOPS (Ganzeboom); ISEI (Ganzeboom). 3. Tracking data set: individual respondent ID; national respondent ID; ID of the class and school; survey unit at class level and school level Wave 2; country; stratum of school (migrant share); school type; federal state; participation status from waves 1 until 4. Wave 5 Topics: Current situation: School: school leaving certificate or diploma awarded in the last year; diploma obtained and title of diploma; duration of training; final grade; achievement of a school leaving certificate at the same time as training; type of school leaving certificate; grades in mathematics, German and English in the diploma; overall grade in the diploma; current activity; current type of school attended; branch of cooperative comprehensive school; current class level attended; frequency of deviant behaviour at school (arguments with teachers, experienced punishment, unauthorised absence from school, late arrival); self-efficacy; attitude towards school; importance of good school grades. Vocational training: name of the training occupation; total duration of training; achievement of an additional educational qualification through training; type of this educational qualification; level of net monthly income (categorised). Studies: month and year of study start; type of university; major and minor subjects; expected degree; study programme with admission restrictions or selection procedure; receipt of BAföG, educational loan or scholarship; total income from BAföG, educational loan and/or scholarship. Job title of current occupation or job; amount of net monthly income (categorised); type of employment contract; start of employment (month and year); job is first job since leaving school; job title of first job; active search for training or job; job title of desired occupation. Self-assessment of German language skills (speaking, writing); other languages at home than German; self-assessment of knowledge of this language (speaking, writing); frequency of television, conversations with family and friends and newspaper reading in this language. German citizenship; interest in German citizenship or naturalisation; intended naturalisation in the next 5 years; opinion on German citizenship or naturalisation (costly and expensive, important as naturalisation enables participation in elections, protection against possible deportation, surrender old citizenship in case of naturalisation); attitude towards German citizenship (negative attitude of the family, feeling less belonging to the country of origin of the family, facilitation of everyday life, e.g. with authorities or on journeys, advantages in education, studies or job search, correctly belonging to Germany). Leisure behavior: activity in associations or groups; association or group in which most of the time is spent; name of association or group; position held in this association; proportion of persons of selected ethnic origin; type of political participation in the last year (petition, demonstration, party support); frequency of information on political and social issues; frequency of discussions on political and social issues. Frequency of hot meals and breakfast; frequency of alcohol consumption, sports, smoking, drug use; part-time job; weekly hours and monthly earnings in part-time job. Family: parents´ migration background; frequency of visits to parents´ country of origin in the last 12 months; interest in this country´s policies; parents´ employment status; frequency of pocket money and amount of pocket money. Friendships: ethnic background of the friends; contact in school, university or profession with people of selected ethnic origin. Feelings and attitudes: national identity; sense of belonging to another group and strength of identity; importance of traditionalism with regard to this group; Germans should do everything to preserve their customs and traditions; foreigners should adapt to German society; Germans should be open to foreigners´ customs and traditions; foreigners should do everything to preserve their customs and traditions. Religious affiliation; importance of religion for the respondent; frequency of visits to religious meeting places; frequency of prayers; sympathy scale for selected groups of origin; opinion on living together as an unmarried couple, on divorce, abortion and homosexuality; life satisfaction (scale); health problems: frequency of headaches, stomach pains and problems falling asleep in the last 6 months; future expectations regarding job, stay in Germany, university degree and wealth. Political opinion: complexity of politics; simple formation of opinions on political topics; politicians only interested in votes; politicians concerned about what people think; particularly good politicians; satisfaction with the democratic system in Germany and the work of the federal government; institutional trust (political parties, courts, police, politicians, newspapers, radio and television); party preference (Sunday question); eligibility to vote and participation in the European elections in May 2014; self-assessment left-right. Demography: sex; age (day, month and year of birth). Additionally coded: International respondent ID; country of data collection; mode of collection; interview date (month, year); data release version. Wave 6 Topics: Career history after school, family, friends, partnership and leisure time. Youth main questionnaire: Housing situation: relationship with other household members. Self-assessment of German language skills (speaking, writing); other language(s) at home than German; self-assessment of knowledge of this language (speaking, writing); frequency of television, conversations with family and friends and newspaper reading in this language; nationality. Leisure behaviour: frequency of selected leisure activities (visiting relatives, going out, reading, sports club or music club, concert, museum, newspaper reading); frequency of information on political and social topics; frequency of discussions on political and social topics; number of books in the household. Family: migration background of parents and grandparents; frequency of visits to parents´ country of origin in the last 12 months; education of parents (only refresher sample); activity status of parents; current or last occupation of parents. Feelings and beliefs: future expectations at the age of 30 regarding country of residence, marriage, children, state of health, national identity; sense of belonging to another group and strength of identity; opinion on limiting refugee immigration by setting a ceiling; opinion on refugee acceptance in the country (war or civil war refugees, politically persecuted, religiously persecuted, people fleeing starvation or natural disasters, ethnically persecuted and refugees who have left their country due to insufficient employment opportunities); gender roles (raising children, cooking, cleaning up, earning money). Religious affiliation; importance of religion for the respondent; frequency of visits to religious meeting places; frequency of prayers; assessment of opportunities for education or employment with the same grade (men or women, foreigners or natives, children of workers or academics); experience of discrimination based on gender, ethnicity and social origin. Friendships: boyfriend/girlfriend; activity and origin of boyfriend/girlfriend; ethnic background of boyfriend/girlfriend; personal trust; self-assessment of health compared to peers; proportion of people in main activity with German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Turkish or other origin; general life satisfaction. Current situation: school leaving certificate, training qualification or university degree since the last interview and type of these qualifications; overall mark on leaving certificate; designation of occupation requiring training; attainment of an additional educational qualification through training; type of this educational qualification; current job; school: type of school currently attended; vocational training: Title of occupation providing training; amount of net monthly income (categorised); studies: major and minor subjects; expected degree; occupation: title of current occupation or job; amount of net monthly income (categorised); type of income sources and of amounts available. Permanent partnership; living with a partner since January 2011; married; children; number of children. Demography: sex; age (day, month and year of birth); refreshment sample: country of birth; age of migration; generation. Additionally coded: weighting factors; flag variables. Youth achievement questionnaire: Linguistic competence tasks and a word and figure puzzle (cognitive ability test) Youth life history calendar -structural: Technical information: type of wave detection; personal wave index; wave type (2 levels); wave start and end (month, year); wave duration; correction in test module; technical problem in longitudinal section. Information on all educational pathways since January 2011: detailed information on general education first and second educational pathways, information on vocational training (apprenticeship in a company and at school), information on school-based vocational training, information on vocational schools for initial and continuing vocational training, information on retraining, information on studies, vocational preparation, other vocational training. For example, the following were recorded: type(s) of school attended, school leaving certificate obtained, final grade; occupation requiring training, subjects studied, type of higher education institution, restriction on admission, degree, degree attained, other courses of study. Information on all forms of employment (e.g. full-time employment: occupation, type of employment contract, conversion of fixed-term contract into open-ended contract, weekly working hours, internship, part-time job, type of activity, etc.) Information on maternity protection, parental leave, voluntary service, military service, work & travel, stays abroad, unemployment, job search; work as a househusband or housewife, incapacity to work. Information on the kind of other activities. Verification of the data by opening the calendar; missing information. Youth life history calendar - partner: Information on partner: sex; age (month of birth, year of birth); start and end of partnership; duration of partnership; further partnerships; start and end of further partnerships; partner´s school attendance at start of partnership and type of school attended; partner´s education at start of partnership; migration background; time of living together with partner; duration of living together; married to partner; time of start and end of marriage; duration of marriage. Youth life history calendar - children: Information on children: sex; age (month and year of birth); biological child. Information on the sample (Youth main questionnaire, Youth achievement questionnaire, youth life history calendar, youth life history calendar - partner, youth life history calendar - children): International respondent ID; country of data collection; data collection method ( face-to-face interview); version, sample (panel, refresher); interview date (day, month, year); data release version; unique partner index; unique child index; participation status waves 1 to 6 (reasons for non-participation). Wave 7 Youth main questionnaire: Self-assessment of language skills in the national language (speaking and writing); other languages spoken at home; self-assessment of language skills in this second language (speaking and writing); frequency of use of this second language (conversations with family and friends, television and newspaper reading); family situation or situation outside the family or living alone; association membership; personality traits (extroversion, goodwill, conscientiousness, neuroticism, openness to experience). Information on partner: permanent partner; date of beginning of relationship (month, year); age; current job; highest educational attainment; desired educational attainment; partner´s origin; marriage; date of marriage (month, year); children; number of children; month and year of birth of children. Attitudes towards other groups: opinion on immigrants: national population/immigrants should adhere to their customs and traditions, immigrants should adapt to the society in the country, national population should be open to the customs and traditions of immigrants; cohabitation without marriage certificate, divorce, abortion and homosexuality are ok; feelings towards different population groups (Germans, Italians, Poles, Russians, Turks, Syrians, Afghans, Albanians, Bulgarians, North Africans, other Africans). Parents: parents´ migration background; frequency of visits to parents´ country of origin in the last 12 months; current employment status of parents. Feelings and beliefs: have many good qualities, much of which I can be proud, like me as I am, confidence in the future; national identity; sense of belonging to another group and strength of identity; personal meaning to hold on to the customs and habits of that group; frequency of different feelings (worried, quickly angry, anxious, downhearted, worthless, acting without thinking); religion: religious affiliation; importance of religion for the respondent; frequency of visits to religious meeting places; frequency of prayers; importance of religion for the respondent; frequency of visits to religious meeting places; frequency of prayers. Friends and acquaintances: frequency of contact with people of different origins (Germans, Italians, Poles, Russians, Turks, Syrians, Afghans, Albanians, Bulgarians, North Africans, other Africans, other national origins); proportion of friends of German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Turkish or other origin. Activities and health: general life satisfaction; frequency of headaches, stomach pains and difficulties falling asleep in the last six months; delinquent behaviour in the last three months (e.g., deliberate destruction of property, stealing, carrying a knife or weapon, drunkenness); frequency of hot meals and breakfast; frequency of alcohol consumption, sport, cigarette consumption and drug consumption; height in centimetres and weight in kilograms; future expectations at the age of 30 regarding job, whereabouts, university degree and financial situation. Current situation: number of activities generated from wave 6; duration of this activity; time of end of activity(s) (month, year); school leaving certificate or diploma since last interview and type of these qualifications; acquisition of a higher education entrance qualification or attainment of an additional educational qualification through education; total duration of education; overall grade in leaving certificate; overall grade in school leaving certificate and in mathematics, German and English; university leaving certificate since last interview and type of this university leaving certificate; overall grade university leaving certificate. Detailed information on current activities: School: type of school currently attended; start of school attendance (month, year); class level, vocational training: Date of commencement of training (month, year); total duration of training; attainment of an additional educational qualification as a result of training; type of educational qualification; studies: date of commencement of studies (month, year); type of higher education institution; major and minor subjects; expected level of studies; studies with restricted admission; professional activity: Job title of the current occupation or job (ISCO-08, ISEI, SIOPS - generated); type of employment contract; weekly working time; start of work in this job (month, year); current job is first job after leaving school; first job after leaving school (ISCO-08, ISEI, SIOPS - generated); active search for an apprenticeship or training position a job in the last three months; occupation (ISCO-08, ISEI, SIOPS - generated); type of income sources and amount of each available amount. Demography: sex; age (day, month and year of birth). Youth friends questionnaire: Information on the three best friends: sex; age; origin; current activity; highest educational attainment; occupation (ISCO, ISEI, SIOPS). Additionally coded: international respondent ID; national respondent ID (Germany); study area; mode of collection; interview date (day, month, year); version Youth main Interview, Youth friends Interview) Tracking data set: individual respondent ID; national respondent ID; class and school ID; survey unit at class level and school level wave 2; sample (panel, refresher sample); country; stratum of school (migrant share); school type; participation status from waves 1 to 7.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2014-01 / 2014-09
    wave 4
  • 2015-02 / 2015-06
    wave 5
  • 2016-02 / 2016-08
    wave 6
  • 2018-03 / 2018-10
    wave 7
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.
Sampling
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)
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6655 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/cils4eu-de.6655.3.0.0
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/cils4eu-de.6655.2.0.0
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/cils4eu-de.6655.1.0.0
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/cils4eu‐de.6655.1.0.0
Publications
  • 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: 2019-09-04 | Issue Number: 4 | Registration Date: 2019-06-06

Kalter, Frank; Kogan, Irena; Dollmann, Jörg (2019): Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries - Germany (CILS4EU-DE) - Vollversion. Datenbestand zur on-site Nutzung. Version: 4.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/cils4eu-de.6655.4.0.0