Living Quality in Trier-Saarburg (2012/2013)

Resource Type
  • Vogelgesang, Waldemar (Universität Trier)
  • Jacob, Rüdiger (Universität Trier)
  • Kopp, Johannes (Universität Trier)
Publication Date
  • University of Trier (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Social conditions and indicators
    • Health care and medical treatment
  • Abstract

    Quality of life at home in the areas of housing, neighbourhood, basic services and infrastructure, leisure, mobility, health and care. Topics: Satisfaction with the housing situation; duration of residence at the place of residence (since birth or year of move); last place of residence in Germany or abroad; reasons for move; intention to move; reasons for intended move; move within Germany or abroad; preferred country; residential status; neighbourhood relationship; assessment of community life in the village; characterisation of the relationship between people in the village; evaluation of the integration of immigrants; children; number of children; age (year of birth) of the children; distance of the children´s place of residence; type of childcare services used; place and postcode of childcare services named; evaluation of childcare services used; children attending primary school or secondary school; evaluation of the schools attended by the children; suggestions for improvement in pre-school, school and further education (open); both parents are still alive or only one parent; distance from the parents´ place of residence; dependents in need of care; support from a care service or a permanent caregiver; assessment of the care service in terms of quality of care and friendliness and reliability of the caregiver; number of cars in the household; preferred places for food shopping; satisfaction with food shopping opportunities in the village; type and places of leisure activities used; family doctor; place and postcode of family doctor; place and postcode of pharmacy for drug shopping; evaluation of medical care in the region as a whole; self-assessment of the state of health; type of Internet access; evaluation of the speed of the Internet connection; voluntary work; type of voluntary work; name and type of membership (active or passive) in associations or organisations; assessment of the quality of life in the village; reasons for a pleasant life in the village; suggestions for improvement for the village; importance of close accessibility to various services; living in old age: opinion on different forms of housing in old age; evaluation of the public transport connection of the village; willingness to use a citizen bus; opinion on different meeting places such as e.g. village café to support the village community (already existing, should be introduced, would be personally supported, not necessary); willingness to use or provide various services to the village community (elderly care, shopping service, etc.). Demography: sex; age (year of birth); citizenship; year of move to Germany; denomination; marital status; cohabitation with a partner; household size; assessment of the financial situation of the household; for the respondent and the partner, the following questions were asked: highest general school leaving certificate; employment status; temporary or permanent employment; year of temporary employment; distance of the home to the place of work in kilometres; means of transport used for the journey to work; activity if not employed. Additionally coded: ID; serial number. Both residents of villages and residents of medium-sized centres were surveyed with appropriately adapted questions. Additional codes were used in the data set for medium-sized centres: Area in square kilometres; inhabitants; gender ratio; inhabitants per km; control postcode; error control, municipality; administrative district; district; association municipality; district digit; municipality digit.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-11 / 2013-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Trier (DE-RP-TRI)
Sampled Universe
Adult resident population registered as having primary residence in the district of Trier-Saarburg
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 371
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5540 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2019-10-21 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2019-08-13